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
Joshua Eisen has been practicing exclusively in the area of estate, trust, and guardianship litigation issues since he was called to the bar in 2013. He articled with one of Canada’s premiere estate litigation law firms and practiced there for two years before joining Eisen Law in the summer of 2016.
Josh has extensive experience in legal research and writing. He has blogged extensively on estate litigation issues and assisted the learned authors of the celebrated text Probate Practice in preparing the new 5th edition of that work. Previous editions have been relied upon by Courts at all levels, including the Supreme Court of Canada.
Josh excels in explaining complex legal issues in clear, simple terms that make sense to Courts and to clients. This makes Josh effective at helping clients to navigate their way through complicated problems to sensible solutions.
Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario
Law Society of Ontario, called to the bar in 2013, J.D., 2012
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
Memberships and Affiliations
- Law Society of Ontario
- Ontario Bar Association
- Canadian Bar Association
- Toronto Lawyers’ Association