BA (Victoria), JD (Victoria), LLM (Edinburgh)
Darin Thompson is a lawyer with the Ministry of Justice in British Columbia, Canada. He currently serves as the Acting Legal Officer for the BC Civil Resolution Tribunal, a new, fully online tribunal that will begin operations in 2015, handling small claims and condominium disputes. He has helped to initiate multiple projects using online dispute resolution (ODR) and is a member of the Canadian delegation to the United Nations Working Group on ODR.
In addition to his teaching at University of Victoria, Mr. Thompson is an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School where he is co-instructing a Legal Information Technology course.
Mr. Thompson also sits on the board of the Justice Education Society, a Vancouver-based organization that carries out public legal education and information activities, justice reform and capacity building programs in British Columbia and in several jurisdictions outside Canada.