23rd Estates and Trusts Summit (Day One)
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Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)

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5 h Substantive
1 h 30 m Professionalism

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  • Clare Burns
    WeirFoulds LLP
  • Douglas Skinner
    Harrison Pensa LLP

It’s not an understatement to say that the past year has been unprecedented in estates matters, and our presenters cover it all. Whether you are a sole practitioner with a varied practice, or a practitioner in a firm specializing in estates and trusts law, this annual two-day program brings you the most important developments on what you want and need to know. Day One addresses the latest information on estates, trust, and capacity/elder law litigation, while Day Two focuses on the estate solicitor's practice, including planning, administration, and tax. Join with your fellow practitioners for important and illuminating discussions on this foundational practice area.

  • Does the standard of care change during the pandemic?
  • How do you conduct an effective, virtual cross-examination?
  • What tax issues should be considered during a will challenge?
  • How do you determine “urgency” in an urgent motion?
  • When appealing an estates matter, what level of court do you go to, and when will you need leave?


  • Clare BurnsWeirFoulds LLP
  • Douglas SkinnerHarrison Pensa LLP
  • The Honourable Thomas McEwenSuperior Court of Justice
  • Justin de Vriesde VRIES LITIGATION LLP
  • Kelly CharleboisMiller Thomson LLP
  • Lou-Anne FarrellFP Law
  • Caroline AbelaWeirFoulds LLP
  • Noah WeisbergHull & Hull LLP
  • James MurdochThorsteinssons LLP Tax Lawyers
  • Maureen BerryFasken LLP
  • Dagmara WozniakSiskinds LLP
  • Akua CarmichaelDale & Lessmann LLP
  • The Honourable Doug DowneyAttorney GeneralMinistry of the Attorney General
  • M. Kathleen KinchKinch Eddie Litigation
  • Doron GoldStaff ClinicianHomewood Health
  • Robert KlotzKlotz Associates, Barristers and Solicitors
  • Alexandra MayeskiRosen Sack LLP
  • Susan StammCounsel, Property Rights, Office of the Children's LawyerMinistry of the Attorney General
  • Heather HoganCounsel, Litigation Branch, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee,Ministry of the Attorney General

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