News & Announcements


Bi-annual Family Arbitrators and PC Training Day set for January 2022

Hilary Linton and Elizabeth Hyde are both scheduled to speak at the upcoming “Bi-Annual Update on Power Imbalances and Family Violence in Family Arbitration and PC” event, scheduled for Saturday, January 15, 2022. This course meets MAG’s bi-annual training requirements for family arbitrators and parenting coordinators! For further information, click here to view the event flyer, and click here to register.

2021 FDRIO Conference

We are proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of the upcoming FDRIO conference, scheduled for November 2021! Click here for further conference details and registration.

4-Part OBA Family Violence Training for Family Lawyers

Starting July 21, 2021, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) will be delivering a 4-part webinar series on Family Violence, essential for every family lawyer! Elizabeth Hyde will join the roster of family law professionals for Part 2 (July 28) and will speak about “Important Considerations for Selecting the Best Process for Your Client”. For the complete training agenda and registration details, click here.

“It is critical that every family lawyer has a comprehensive understanding of what family violence is, how to recognize and respond to it, the legal impacts of family violence, and how best to support your clients.”

Ontario family mediation: World class excellence

The Lawyer’s Daily recently published Hilary Linton’s article, “Ontario family mediation: World-Class Excellence”, which is a rebuttal piece to the controversial Gary Joseph article, “Meditation: The unregulated Profession“.

“There are so many excellent family mediators out there. This article addresses the lack of knowledge about mediation in our family law community and proposes some solutions.”

Read Hilary’s complete article here.

The Dish on Divorce

In episode 11 of the YouTube series, “The Dish on #Divorce“, Hilary Linton spoke with Jennifer Barkin about the success of mediation, the process of getting started with it, and the various resources available for families to negotiate issues outside of the courtroom. View the episode here.