Elizabeth Hyde (B.Ed., LL.M., Acc. FM)
Executive Director

Family mediator Elizabeth Hyde is also a family arbitrator and parenting coordinator with Riverdale Mediation Ltd.  She is the Principal of Medius Dispute Resolutions and the Executive Director of mediate393 inc, a family dispute resolution service that is subsidized by the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General.

Elizabeth’s practice is focused on providing effective and informed family mediation, arbitration and mediation/arbitration involving parenting plans, child and spousal support and property division. Through her work providing onsite and off-site mediation with mediate393 inc., she has developed expertise in working with high-conflict families. In addition, she works with parents as a Parenting Coordinator when ongoing conflict continues following separation.

Parenting Coordination is a relatively new discipline;  here is information on what Parenting Coordinators (PCs) do.

As well, family mediator Elizabeth Hyde teaches Parenting Coordination Training, at our sister company Riverdale Mediation Training.

Professional experience of family mediator Elizabeth Hyde includes several years as a public school educator and seven years practicing family law in Toronto. Elizabeth received her Master of Laws (ADR) at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2013. She was an Adjunct Professor at Western University Law School and a sessional instructor in the LL.M. program at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Elizabeth is the past chair of the ADR section of the Ontario Bar Association and is a past member of the Child and Youth Law section executive. In addition to her ADR practice, Elizabeth designs training programs and dispute resolution processes to address issues of bullying in schools and communities.

Family Law Information Centres (FLIC)

You can learn much more about available services, mediation, court process, separation, divorce and the law by visiting us at one of our Family Law Information Centres (FLIC)


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