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.
Guest Mentor at OBA Webinar
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!
Lawyer’s Daily article co-authored by Hilary Linton
Hilary Linton co-authored this article, entitled “Made-in-Ontario Access to Justice”, with colleagues Omar Ha-Redeye and Matilda Kissi on the Law Society of Ontario’s innovative approach to access to justice. Published by The Lawyer’s Daily on September 15, 2020, you can read the article here.
FDRIO's #Mediation section introduces "Mediation Cafe." Share ideas with colleagues, Raise case challenges, Talk about new/emerging trends. Join us on the first Wednesday of each month btwn 8am-9am ET. Email us for login link. #familylaw
Did you know Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is setting new temporary financial eligibility thresholds for domestic violence and child protection matters that will come into effect May 3, 2021 until September 30, 2021 for non-Indigenous applicants. https://www.legalaid.on.ca/news/covid-19-emergency-legal-aid-services-set-to-change/
@RiverdaleADR It was a fantastic three days. Thanks so much Elizabeth and Team!
Thank you to our lead trainer, Elizabeth, & our wonderful coaches (clockwise top left: Borzou, Caroline, Lindsay and Hayley) for your efforts during our 21-hour Screening for Power Imbalances course (May 10-12). Click here for more about our teaching team: http://ow.ly/Mgaz50ELl6U
We launched our family mediation training program about 15 years ago & have since then equipped many hundreds of professionals to earn their mediation designations. Read about the “Evolution of our Training Programs” in our 20th anniversary #newsletter: http://ow.ly/o50r50ELbUg
We launched our family mediation training program about 15 years ago, and have since then equipped many hundreds of professionals to earn their mediation designations. Read about the “Evolution of our Training Programs” in our 20th anniversary newsletter: http://ow.ly/URfx50EHnlQ
It's day 3 of #mentalhealth week! We asked Raheena Dahya, the author of our blog series, Mediating With Your Mental Health in Mind, what her favourite #mentalhealth reads are. Here's her list https://www.mediate393.ca/news/tfms-mediator-raheena-dahya-recommends-her-favourite-mental-health-reads/ #getreal #nameitdontnumbit