Carol Roberts has been an alternative dispute practitioner for over 30 years. She has acted as a decision maker for many tribunals, including the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, the Property Assessment Appeal Board, the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal, the Canada Labour Code and the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat. She is currently a member of the Employment Standards Tribunal.
Ms. Roberts is a panellist with the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre and the British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre.
She is also a mediator and arbitrator with the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada and the International Court of Arbitration for Sport, and was a member of the ad hoc court at the 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang. She is also a member of the International Panel of UK Sports Resolutions.
Additionally, she is a Judicial Justice of the Provincial Court of British Columbia.
Prior to entering the alternative dispute resolution field, Ms. Roberts was Constitutional Counsel for the Government of the Northwest Territories, and in private practise in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
In addition to a law degree, Ms. Roberts has a Certificate from the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, a diploma in International Economic Law from the University of Helsinki,and has taken LL.M. courses at Cornell University’s Summer Institute of International & Comparative Law in Paris.
Ms. Roberts has been a member of the Northwest Territories Law Reform Committee, the National Association of Women and the Law and a number of committees of the Northwest Territories Law Society Committee. She was active in Canadian Bar Association Activities in the NWT and British Columbia, including the Aboriginal Law subsection and the Administrative Law subsection. She is a past member of the Law Society of British Columbia’s Discipline and Credentials Committee and a current member of the College of Dental Surgeons Inquiry Committee.