Services Provided: Parenting Coordination and Family Arbitration Screening
Lindsay Kertland is an accredited mediator with the Ontario Association of Family Mediation (OAFM) and the principal of Summerhill Family Mediation. She is also a member of the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario’s Parenting Coordination section. Lindsay has extensive experience working with high conflict cases in her private practice and also as a roster mediator with Toronto Family Mediation Services (mediate393) where she has served for over six years in three Toronto family courts.
Lindsay holds a Masters in Law (LL.M) from Kings’ College, University of London, England; a Bachelors of Laws (LL.B hons) from the University of Leeds, England and a JCA in law from McGill University. Called to the Ontario bar in 1997, she practised Intellectual Property Law with a major Bay Street law firm. Raised in Montreal, Lindsay has lived in Japan, England, Toronto and, when her family was young, in Vancouver. Upon returning to Toronto, Lindsay transitioned her career to ADR focusing on family mediation, and subsequently parenting coordination, devoting her practice to helping families find peaceful and durable solutions to difficult and contracted conflict.
Fluent in English and French, Lindsay has done volunteer work for numerous organizations, and is a trainer in the Riverdale Mediation training program.