Academy Member Inducted 2020

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David Stark, Mediator, Calgary, Alberta.

David Stark

Stark Mediation and Training
146 Wedgewood Drive SW
Calgary, AB T3C 3G8
Tel: (403) 969-7967
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Recognized to Alberta Chapter for:
Civil/Commercial Mediation

Regularly travels out of province to: British Columbia

Other ADR Services: Insurance Umpire, Neutral Evaluation

Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1991
  • # of MEDS (as of 22/6/24)1200
  • # of ARBS (as of 22/6/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


David has participated in over 3,000 mediations, and over 1,200 mediations as a mediator, in Western Canada and the USA, in the areas of Wills and Estates, (both Urban and Rural matters) Personal Injury, General Liability claims, Fire losses, Disability claims, Life Insurance, and General Litigation and Business matters of all kinds. In November of 2011,

David has designed and facilitated Dispute Resolution programs for a number of Companies and for private groups including First Nations Groups in Alberta and has facilitated a number of Dispute Resolution type programs in the interior of BC. David continues to develop his mediation practice in the interior of BC and into the Okanagan.

David also facilitates seminars on Conflict De- Escalation, Dealing with Difficult People, Dealing with Difficult Conversations, Mediation and Conflict Resolution and  Efffective and Assertive Communication and a host of Management related seminars.

David is regular contributor to legal publications on mediation related topics. Copies of these articles can be found at David speaks often and widely on the benefits of Interest Based Negotiation Conflict Management, and Mediation.

David has a passion for fitness and weight training, teaches Tai Chi, Kung Fu and Yoga, enjoys tandem biking with his autistic son, and music. David lives and works out of Calgary, Alberta, and can be contacted via his website,,

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums/Strata
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Disability Claims
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Dismissal


David is a graduate from the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, 1980

David holds the designation F.C.I.P. a Fellowship - Chartered Insurance Professional from the Insurance Institute of Canada.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • The British Columbia Mediation Society, he first non BC resident to be so accepted
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

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