In Memoriam

We are saddened to announce the sudden passing of our friend and colleague, James Shumka, on August 23, 2022. He was only 58. James was a founding principal of Legacy Tax + Trust Lawyers and was instrumental in its formation in 2000. In fact, James coined our name. James was a universally respected tax lawyer who excelled at devising and implementing creative legal and tax solutions for clients. He was a consummate professional, an exceptional colleague and a true gentleman. James was a delight to work alongside. James was also a devoted husband and father.

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Congratulations to all of our lawyers who are recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada. Cheyenne Reese is recognized as Lawyer of the Year for her expertise in Trusts and Estates Law.

Please see below for a listing of all our lawyers. Click on their photo for their bio.