News & Announcements

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.

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.