Hilary Linton is a family lawyer who has been helping separated couples settle their disputes out of court since 2001… quickly, durably and affordably.
Riverdale Mediation, Arbitration and Parenting Coordination
As the founder of Riverdale Mediation, Hilary is a practical and effective mediator, arbitrator, and parenting coordinator. She provides Hear the Child Reports as a member of the Ontario Hear the Child roster, and holds professional designations from the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario, Family Mediation Canada and the Ontario Association of Family Mediation.
Hilary is known for her innovative and empathetic approach to client disputes. She is client-focused and her firm’s approach is child-inclusive.
She works with a team of skilled and affordable mediators, arbitrators and parenting coordinators to settle family law cases. They work together, often as a team, to provide financially manageable and proportionate dispute resolution processes that actually work for families. They focus on supporting the needs of each client to empower meaningful participation in their mediation, arbitration or parenting coordination process.
As a leader in her field Hilary has been chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s ADR section; and a founder or Director of dispute resolution organizations in Canada and the US.
Riverdale Mediation Training Program
Hilary has created a successful teaching program, delivering training to family dispute resolution professionals across North America and internationally for over 15 years. She works with a team of experienced family mediators, parenting coordinators and arbitrators to design and deliver top-notch training programs, leading to certifications.
All Riverdale services are offered in-person (when appropriate) and online.
All Riverdale training is provided on-demand and through live coaching sessions online.
Toronto Family Mediation Services/mediate393 inc.
Hilary provides court-connected family mediation and information services in the family courts in Toronto, at:
Ontario Superior Court of Justice, 361 University Ave
Ontario Court of Justice, 47 Sheppard Ave
Ontario Court of Justice, 311 Jarvis Ave.
This government-funded service provides free family law supports and information at the Family Law Information Centres in each court; mediation for all parties with court matters, and subsidized mediation for anyone in the GTA.