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.

seisen@eisenlaw.ca TEL: 416-204-9999 FAX: 416-591-9998

Education

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.

Publications

Co-author, Shael Eisen and Archie Rabinowicz, “Whose Privilege Is It Anyways”, paper presented at the 2015 OBA Institute – Trusts and Estates Law

Speaking Engagements

  • 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.

Eisen Law provides the experience, expertise and compassion needed to navigate through a difficult journey.

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Latest Posts

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Case Study: A Complex Estate Dispute Without a Will

The creation of a well-designed estate plan is key in minimizing the likelihood of estate litigation in the unfortunate event of their death. Failing to properly plan what will happen to your property upon your death can result in conflicts amongst your family members and loved ones. A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court … Continued

Business Partner Enters Litigation with Former Partner’s Estate Over Insurance Policy

When people think about estate disputes it is common to think about family members disagreeing about the distribution of an estate. However, estate litigation can also arise from business relationships. This was the case in a recent case heard before the Ontario Court of Appeal where the business partner of the deceased pursued an action. … Continued

Partner Holly LeValliant Speaks on in terrorem Clauses at LSO Estate Law Event

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

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