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Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce - 1977, University of Saskatchewan
  • Bachelor of Laws - 1979, University of Saskatchewan
  • Admitted to Saskatchewan Bar - 1980
  • Mediation Training through CDR and Associates - 1987
  • Conflict Resolution - George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
  • Level II Mediation Training- 1992, Justice Institute of British Columbia
  • Collaborative Law Training - 2002 and 2003

MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Member Mediation Saskatchewan
  • Member Collaborative Lawyers of Saskatchewan

Donald w. mciver Qc.

Email:  dmciver@hglaw.ca

 

Practice Areas

Family Law, Mediation and the Collaborative Law Process

Legal Assistant

Koral

Email: koral@hglaw.ca

 

Profile

Don has practiced law in Saskatchewan for more than 30 years, and is a partner in the firm.  Don’s main area of practice is in family law including issues involving family property, custody and access and child and spousal support matters. He has extensive experience in mediation and has been a practicing mediator since 1987 and is a member of Mediation Saskatchewan and a member of the Collaborative Lawyers of Saskatchewan Inc.  Don was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2016.

Seminars, Presentations, and Publications

  • Numerous presentations for Public Legal Education Association in areas of Family Law, Mediation and Environmental Mediation

  • Presentation at Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Inc. workshops on mediation-1994

  • Presentations on Mediation and the Collaborative Law Process to various organizations including Saskatoon Estate Planning Council and Environmental Assessment Review Commission

  • Presentation Canadian Bar Association, February 2015, Mediation

Community Involvement

  • Meewasin Foundation, Committee Member, 1990 to1997

  • Saskatchewan Community Mediation Services Board member, 1991 to 2000

  • Advisory Committee member on research project Re: Mediation and Domestic Abuse, 1992 to 1994

  • Saskatoon Branch Canadian Mental Health Association 2002-2015

Facilitation, Mediation and Mediation Training Experience

  • Group facilitator - Criminal Justice Conference, 1993, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Council for Cultural Organizations, 1993, Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, 1994, Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Inc., 1994

  • Mediation Training and Coaching Experience with Saskatoon Community Mediation Services and Department of Justice, Dispute Resolution Office

  • Mediation Experience involving disputes regarding: Family issues, Insurance claims, and Treaty Land Entitlement Third Party Interest Claims.

  • Mediation Experience involving Health Board disputes, School Board disputes, Work place employee conflicts, State municipal council and environmental mediation disputes.

Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce - 1977, University of Saskatchewan
  • Bachelor of Laws - 1979, University of Saskatchewan
  • Admitted to Saskatchewan Bar - 1980
  • Mediation Training through CDR and Associates - 1987
  • Conflict Resolution - George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
  • Level II Mediation Training- 1992, Justice Institute of British Columbia
  • Collaborative Law Training - 2002 and 2003

MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Member Mediation Saskatchewan
  • Member Collaborative Lawyers of Saskatchewan