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
Shael Eisen’s practice is focused on Estate and Trust litigation, including Guardianships, Power of Attorney Disputes and Mediation. Getting the optimal results for the client with the least amount of conflict and time is Shael’s premiere goal.
Shael has significant experience, both as a mediator and in the courtroom. Shael often works with his clients and their cases through mediation and will proceed with litigation if satisfactory results are not forthcoming.
Shael has been a guest lecturer for the past several years in the Estates course at Osgoode Hall Law School and in addition has spoken on many occasions at Continuing Legal Education courses and seminars.
“Words do not adequately express my deepest and sincere gratitude to you for your professional and compassionate efforts.” – J.B.
Law Society of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Called to the Bar – 1981
University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, London, Ontario
LL.B. – 1979
University of Toronto Bachelor of Arts program
1973 and 1974- obtained early acceptance to law school after only two years of undergraduate studies.
Co-author, Shael Eisen and Archie Rabinowicz, “Whose Privilege Is It Anyways”, paper presented at the 2015 OBA Institute – Trusts and Estates Law
- 2015 OBA Institute – Trusts and Estates Law, Speaker, “Whose Privilege is it Anyways”, February 4, 2015
- Canada AM, CTV News, Commentator on issue of Living Wills & the Bentley case, August 14, 2013.