Michael Rosen

Senior Associate

Toronto
MRosen@blg.com
416.367.6402

Michael’s practise include all areas of estates and trusts. His expertise includes planning and drafting wills, trusts, and powers of attorney; administering estates and trusts; business succession planning; and charitable giving. He also advises clients in both contentious and non-contentious estate litigation matters, including will challenges, mental capacity matters, guardianship application and passing of fiduciary accounts.

Michael’s experience includes:

  • Planning and implementing effective estate plans for individuals and business owners;
  • Assisting clients with planning for incapable family members;
  • Advising financial institutions regarding estate and trust procedures and questions; and
  • Advising non-profit organizations.

Michael received the Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation from the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners and is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Toronto. He is also a member of the Trusts and Estates Law section of the Ontario Bar Association.

Previously, Michael held positions in the estate and trust group of a major financial institution and as a lawyer at a Toronto estate and trust litigation firm.

Experience

  • Acts for individuals to implement practical and solution-oriented estate plans, including drafting wills, powers of attorney and trusts for business owners, and parents and guardians of persons with disabilities
  • Advises executors and estate trustees on how to efficiently manage the estate administration process from beginning to end

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, STEP Canada
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2015
  • JD, University of Western Ontario, 2014
  • BA (Hons.) Psychology, York University, 2011 (summa cum laude)