Eligible for

LawPRO Risk Management Credit

Advance your wills and estates practice with the Osgoode Intensive Program in Wills & Estates.

Choose a curated and comprehensive program package of essential topics, or fill gaps in specific areas with separately available modules.

This unique intensive program, designed and delivered by leading experts, will give you the critical knowledge and skills you need to enhance your practice rapidly. You will develop or deepen your understanding essential areas, gain insight into potential pitfalls and how to avoid them, and participate in valuable skills practice exercises.

Complete all courses over a two-year period and receive a Certificate of Completion of the Intensive Program.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program for most programs

What You’ll Learn

Gain an understanding of key topics and practice valuable skills that will allow you to succeed as a practitioner in the area of wills and estates. Modules include:

Estate Planning and Administration – Registration for this program is now closed.

Taxation in Wills & Estates – Registration for this program is now closed.

Intensive Skills Workshop: Will Drafting – Registration for this program is now closed.

Although not required, it is recommended to take the courses above in the order that they are offered.

Register for all programs and gain access to the Wills & Estates 101: Online Webinar Series – Available online anytime

Note: Viewing of all three Online Webinar Sessions are required to complete the Intensive Program; it is recommended that these are completed prior to the other programs listedEstate Planning, Review & Execution: Key Concepts and Practice Essentials

  • Estate Planning, Review & Execution: Key Concepts and Practice Essentials
  • Drafting the Retainer and Will: Tips for Protecting your Client, the Will and You!
  • Estate Litigation for the Non-Litigator

Certificate of Program Completion

All programs above must be completed within a two-year period.

Space is strictly limited in each program to ensure an engaging learning experience. Register now to secure your place in the programs of your choice.

When you have completed all the programs listed above, please contact cle@osgoode.yorku.ca to request your Certificate of Completion.

Who Should Attend

Lawyers practicing or wishing to practice in wills and estates


Program Chairs

Nimali D. Gamage

Goddard Gamage LLP

Ian Hull

Hull & Hull LLP

Robert Kepes

Morris Kepes Winter LLP Tax Lawyers

Marni Pernica

Aird & Berlis LLP

Suzana Popovic-Montag

Hull & Hull LLP

Ray Rubin

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Robert Santia

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Amanda Stacey

Miller Thomson LLP

Kimberly A. Whaley

WEL Partners

Advisory Board

Rachel Blumenfeld

Aird & Berlis LLP

Ian Hull

Hull & Hull LLP

Corina S. Weigl

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Kimberly A. Whaley

WEL Partners



Module 1: Feb 8 & 9, 2023

Estate Planning and Administration

Module 2: Feb 21 & 23, 2023

Taxation in Wills & Estates

Module 3: Mar 27, 2023

Intensive Skills Workshop: Will Drafting

Module 4: Apr 4, 2023

Managing Consent & Capacity Issues in Wills & Estates Practice

Module 5: Apr 19, 2023

Powers of Attorney and Guardianship: Non-Contentious and Contentious Matters

Module 6: Apr 26, 2023

Passing of Accounts & Fiduciary Accounting


Printable registration form

If a downloadable form is required, please contact osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

“Is financial assistance or funding available?”

As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge. For more information on available options, including Job Grants, OSAP, please visit:

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Substantive24h 35m
Professionalism9h 30m
Total34h 5m

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