Our partner Holly LeValliant gave a talk on in terrorem clauses at the Six Minute Estate Lawyer event held by the Law Society on April 29th. In plain English, in terrorem clauses are stipulations in Wills that make bequests conditional upon the recipient not taking certain actions. They are most often used to prevent beneficiaries from challenging … Continued
Cassandra was called to the Bar in 2015 and practices exclusively in Estates Litigation, which includes Will Challenges, Guardianship applications, Power of Attorney disputes, capacity issues and alternative dispute resolution. Prior to joining Eisen Law in 2015, Cassandra articled at a full service firm where she developed a strong background in litigation, cost effective advocacy and alternative dispute resolution.
Cassandra has built on her significant litigation experience through frequent appearances before the Superior Court of Justice and work on complex motions and applications. In addition, Cassandra often provides assistance to clients in resolving disputes at mediation, a cost effective and efficient means for resolution.
Cassandra obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Western Ontario, where she focused on courses to prepare her for a career in litigation. While in law school, she also served as the Head Supervisor at Community Legal Services, Western’s student run legal aid clinic. There, she represented low-income clients in a range of areas, including civil litigation, criminal law, estates and landlord and tenant disputes.
“Words do not adequately express my deepest and sincere gratitude to you for your professional and compassionate efforts.” – J.B.
“I appreciated all that you did for me and my family. It was a pleasure dealing with Cassandra as she was professional but friendly, kind, thorough and quick. Getting guardianship for my son was something I had been trying to do for a year and finding your office was a godsend. You truly made my life easier with your help. I thank you with all of my heart.” – D.N.
University of Western Ontario Law School, London, Ontario
Law Society of Ontario, called the bar in 2015, J.D., 2014
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
B.A. (Hons), 2011
Memberships and Affiliations
- Law Society of Ontario
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association