Family law, contract and partnership disputes, restorative justice, victim-offender mediation,
Hilary is a Toronto lawyer, mediator, arbitrator and educator whose firm Riverdale Mediation Ltd. provides family mediation, family arbitration, parenting coordination, training and consulting services. She is Certified by Family Mediation Canada, the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO) the Ontario Association of Family Mediation and the ADR Institute of Ontario.
She also is President of mediate393 inc. which delivers family mediation and information services at Toronto’s Superior and Provincial Courts of Justice.
Hilary mediates and arbitrates all family law issues including complex parenting and mobility cases; income determination, child and spousal support, property division disputes, and extended family and family business matters.
Ms. Linton has been an adjunct professor at the Western University Faculty of Law, including as a two-time recipient of the James G. McLeod Professorship in Family Law. She also teaches Family Dispute Resolution in the LL.M. (Family Law) program at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Riverdale Mediation custom- designs mediation, negotiation and arbitration workshops for legal and other professionals, government, and communities. Riverdale is well known for its broad range of in-house courses for lawyers, collaborative professionals, mediators and arbitrators, including certification-eligible and Law Society accredited programs in mediation, arbitration, parenting coordination, screening for power imbalances and family violence in FDR processes, and family law.
Speaking and training engagements have included:
IMPACT JUSTICE for the Caribbean (St. Lucia, Guyana, Belize, Barbados, Grenada, St. Kitts & Nevis, Dominica);
Family Mediation Association, Cape Town South Africa;
Clarke's Family Law Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa;
Law Society of Manitoba;
Halifax Collaborative Law Association;
Ontario Office of the Children’s Lawyer;
Legal Aid Ontario;
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLEBC);
Resolution, UK (London;)
Swedish Forum for Mediation and Conflict Resolution (Gothenberg);
Dublin Family Lawyers Association;
Nunavut Legal Services Board;
Ismaili Conciliation and Arbitration Board;
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama-at of Canada;
Family Mediation Canada.
Child Protection, Family Business, Family Separation: Financial, International Custody, Parent - Teen