Linda Kochanski AM

Panel Mediator | Nationally Accredited Mediator | Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

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Linda holds a Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and a Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher). She is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and an Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

In 1986 Linda started her career as a solicitor practising in criminal and family law. She then lectured in family law at Griffith University, Bond University and The College of Law.

Since becoming a mediator in 1993 Linda has mediated at Relationships Australia, the Bond Dispute Resolution Centre, Queensland University of Technology Mediation Clinic and in private matters. Linda has over 5000 hours experience in parenting and property matters.

Linda has been a trainer and supervisor in mediation since 1996 and presently holds the position of Practice Leader of Dispute Resolution Programs for The College of Law and is Secretary of the Mediator Standards Board.

Her experience was recognised in 2018 when she was awarded Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner of the Year and Alternative Dispute Resolution Academic of the Year at the National ADC Awards.

Linda has been a Panel Mediator for Clark & Associates since May 2019.


  • Brisbane
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Gold Coast