News & Announcements


We Welcome our Newest Associate, Borzou Tabrizi!

We are happy to welcome Borzou Tabrizi to our practice. A family lawyer since 2015, Borzou is certified as a family mediator by both the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario and the Ontario Association of Family Mediation.

With an undergraduate degree in psychology from York University and a law degree from Osgoode Hall, Borzou brings a depth of understanding and knowledge to his work as a family mediator. Fluent in both English and Farsi, Borzou helps parties settle all aspects of their family law matters.

Learn more about Borzou here.

Guest Mentor at OBA Webinar

Hilary Linton is one of the scheduled guest mentors to speak at the upcoming Ontario Bar Association webinar, “Building a Successful ADR Practice” on April 22, 2021. Click here for program details and registration.

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary!

2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Riverdale Mediation! It was 20 years ago that Riverdale Mediation got its start in, naturally, Toronto’s Riverdale neighbourhood, in a shared office on the Danforth. And in honour of this occasion, we have updated our About us page to include a literal history, accompanied by archival collages and photos. Check it out!

Linton Published Article added to CanLII

Originally published in the April 2020 issue of Ontario Family Law Reporter, Hilary Linton’s commentary on “Best Practices for Addressing Power Imbalance and Safety in Family Dispute Resolution Processes: Research, Protocols and the Law” was recently added to the CanLII website! Read the complete article here.

2020 Crowe Soberman Award of Excellence

Congratulations to Hilary Linton, the recipient of the 2020 Crowe Soberman Award of Excellence! The Crowe Soberman Award is FDRIO’s award of excellence for those in Ontario who had made a significant contribution and impact on family dispute resolution. Watch this entertaining video of Neil Maisel (Chair and partner at Crowe Soberman) and Lorne Wolfson (Past President) presenting the award to Hilary…from a distance!