Liz Nastasi (LLB) is a lawyer, dispute resolution practitioner and educator. Liz is currently the legal manager of Tribunals Ontario with the Ministry of the Attorney General. Previously to that, she was counsel with the Ministry of the Attorney General at the Safety Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunal Ontario (AABS-LAT). Prior to that she was counsel with FSCO’s Legal Services Branch in the litigation group. She is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996.
Liz has extensive mediation and adjudication experience. For 7 years Liz was an Arbitrator and the Senior Arbitrator at FSCO, where she adjudicated and resolved over 1000 disputes. Liz was also a Mediator with the Ontario Human Rights Commission as well as Legal Counsel with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Liz was also a volunteer mediator in the criminal court as part of an Adult Justice Committee diversion program.
Liz is a dedicated trainer, teacher, and coach. She has worked as a Dispute Resolution Educator with York University and delivered administrative law courses at Osgoode’s Professional Development LLM programs. Liz has taught various courses in the paralegal program at George Brown College, including employment and human rights and tribunal practice and procedure. Most recently, she created Osgoode’s first online course to help prepare foreign trained lawyers for their certification exam.
Liz’s past employment highlights include family and insurance law. She was also a Policy Advisor at the Ministry of Housing and from 1997 to 2000 Liz worked overseas as an Immigration Consultant in Korea, where she acquired exceptional and impressive karaoke skills and a love for all things spicy.