Ontario Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section Chair 2015-16
Canadian Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers Association
Education and Year of Call
Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2004
LL.B. Osgoode Hall Law School, 2003
B.A. University of Toronto, 1993
Executive Certificate in Conflict Management, University of Windsor Faculty of Law, 2015
Certificate, Negotiation and Leadership Program, Harvard Law School, 2015
Jane specializes her practice in estate planning, administration and conflict resolution after working in a community mental health agency with clients and their families facing serious mental illnesses and disabilities. She assists families make decisions, develop plans and implement solutions – whether developing their own estate plans, caring for aging or disabled relatives, administering their family’s plans or resolving conflict over estate and power of attorney administration.
Jane works with families at ground level, problem solving, problem-preventing and implementing good decisions. Jane’s experience in estate litigation informs the advice she delivers to clients in developing their estate plans and administering trusts & estates.
Jane applies her experience and compassion to her mediation practice, using her training in interest-based mediation to facilitate the resolution of estate and capacity law disputes. She is a frequent speaker and writer for public legal education events and professional programs.