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April 21, 2015
FDRIO Meet & Greet, 5-7 pm, Torkin Manes, 151 Yonge St., 15th floor, Toronto. (At Queen Subway Station). Learn more about FDRIO, upcoming events & meet members of our Steering Committee, the working committees, and the section chairs (see below).

November 23, 2015
FDRIO invites you to its 1st  Annual Conference, "ALL IN THE FAMILY: Bringing Dispute Resolution Professionals Under One Roof."
FDRIO is assembling an impressive group of keynote speakers. Join us for an exciting day of learning, sharing and networking! More details soon.

November 23 to 27, 2015
FDRIO is proud to organize Ontario’s first Family Dispute Resolution Week. This week will consist of public events and professional collaborations to celebrate the possibilities of out-of-court dispute resolution for families experiencing conflict. Stay tuned for more information!


Exciting News and Updates

Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition: On March 13-14, FDRIO will be working with mediate393 inc. and a great group of volunteers to present the inaugural law school family negotiation competition. Our major sponsors are the Judges of the Superior Court of Ontario, Epstein Cole LLP and the Ontario Association of Family Mediation. Many dozens of firms and individuals have contributed their support as well. 



FDRIO Committee Chairs

Membership: Daniella Wald and Rick Shields
Communications: Hilary Linton and Brett Degoldi
Conference: Liz Nastasi and Barbara Landau
Finance: Akbar Ebrahim and Neil Maisel
Governance: Tom Dart/Daniella Wald/Lorne Wolfson 
Dispute Resolution Week: Laura Tarcea and Hilary Linton


FDRIO Section Chairs

Seeking section members! We have formed several sections, and each is forming a working group under the leadership of a chair. If you are interested in working with one of our committees, please contact the section chairs below::

Margot Hallman -  
Rick Shields -

Lorne Wolfson -
Neil Maisel -
Parenting Coordination                                    
Lourdes Geraldo -
Estates and Elder Mediation                           
Ian Hull -
Collaborative Practice - 
Tom Hamer -

Dr. Irwin Butkowsky -
Dr. Brett Degoldi -
Rhonda Freeman -
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