Estates & Trusts Subcommittee

Andrew Keesmaat, Chair

Estates & Trusts Subcommittee

Andrea Hill, Vice-Chair

Estates & Trusts Subcommittee

Estates & Trusts Subcommittee Mandate

The Hamilton Law Association's Estates & Trusts Subcommittee exists to advise on matters pertaining to Estates and Trusts Law that are relevant to The Hamilton Law Association Board or Committees, and Hamilton area Estates and Trusts lawyers.

1. To provide a forum for discussion of topics of interest to members of the estates and trusts bar.

2. To organize and promote CPD topics of interest to the members of the estates and trusts bar.

3. To advocate on matters of interest to members of the estates and trusts bar.

4. To develop ways to interact with other practice areas of the local bar and related professionals.

2020-2021 Committee Members

Looking for an opinion or guidance on Estates and Trusts matter?  The following members of The Hamilton Law Association Estates & Trusts Subcommittee are available by phone.

Catherine Buntain JeskeWynne, Pringle, Jeske & Kovacs 905-648-1851
David HendersonAgro Zaffiro LLP  905-527-6877 
Andrea Hill (Vice-Chair), Turkstra Mazza Associates 905-523-5666 
Andrew Keesmaat (Chair)Agro Zaffiro LLP 905-527-6877
John O. KrawchenkoJ. Krawchenko Professional Corporation 905-546-0525 
John KranjcRegency Law Group 905-383-0500
W Patric Mackesy, Mackesy, Smye LLP 905-525-2341
Catherine Olsiak, SimpsonWigle LAW LLP 905-528-8411
Angela PapaliaSimpsonWigle LAW LLP 905-528-8411
Jennifer StebbingRoss & McBride LLP 905-526-9800 
Alyson Sweetlove, George Street Law Group LLP 905-526-2102
Jennifer VrancicScarfone Hawkins LLP 905-523-1333
Karen Watters, Gowling WLG 905-523-5666

To speak to an HLA staff person regarding the Estates & Trusts Subcommittee, please contact: Melanie Silvestrotel: 905-522-1563, email:

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