Sandhya Kohli

BA (Calgary), LLB (Calgary), MA (Guelph), LLM (Osgoode),Q.Med (Harvard), of the Bar of Ontario

Sandhya Kohli was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1999, subsequently specializing in criminal law, both as a defense lawyer and as a Federal Crown with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. Here she conducted numerous preliminary hearings, trials, and sentencing hearings at the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court levels.

Ms. Kohli holds a diploma in mediation from Harvard Law School, and an LLM in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School. She currently practices as a mediator and conflict consultant, specializing in workplace disputes, and cultural fluency in the workplace arena. Ms. Kohli frequently participates as a speaker and trainer to workplace leaders and executives in conciliation, and on how to recognize cultural differences, and bridge the differences.

As an adjunct professor, Ms. Kohli enjoys teaching dispute settlement, mediation, and negotiation to first and upper year law students at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Ms. Kohli is a member-at-large of the Executive branch of the ADR section of the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario Chapter), a member of the ADR Institute of Canada (Ontario), and the Law Society of Upper Canada.