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Advance your Wills and Estates practice with the Osgoode Intensive Program in Wills & Estates. Opt for a curated and comprehensive program package of essential topics, or fill gaps in specific areas with separately bookable modules.

This unique Intensive Program, designed and delivered by Canada’s leading experts, will give you the critical knowledge and skills you need to rapidly improve your practice. Participants will develop a thorough understanding of key areas that are essential for wills and estates practitioners, gain insight into potential pitfalls and how to avoid them, and participate in valuable skills practice.

Make your continuing legal education count. Complete all courses over two years and you will earn a Certificate of Completion of the Intensive Program.

Program Offerings Include:

    1. Wills & Estates 101: Online Webinar Series (On Demand)
      – Available online anytime

      • Note: Viewing of all three On Demand Sessions are required to complete the Intensive Program; it is recommended that these are completed prior to the other programs listed
    2. Estate Planning and Administration (On Demand) 
      – Available online anytime
    3. Taxation in Wills & Estates (On Demand) 
      – Available online anytime
    4. Intensive Skills Workshop: Will Drafting
      – Registration for this program is now closed.
    5. Managing Consent & Capacity Issues in Wills & Estates Practice 
      – Registration for this program is now closed.
    6. Powers of Attorney and Guardianship: Non-contentious and Contentious Matters – Registration for this program is now closed.
      – April 9, 2019 (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT)
    7. Passing of Accounts & Fiduciary Accounting
      – April 30, 2019 (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT)

Register for all programs listed above and take advantage of a special discounted bundle price: $2,795 plus HST.


Program Chairs

  • Rachel L. Blumenfeld, Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Brian Cohen, Gowling WLG
  • Corina S. Weigl, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Nimali D. Gamage, Goddard Gamage LLP
  • Ian Hull, Hull and Hull LLP
  • Kimberly A. Whaley, WEL Partners

Advisory Board

  • Rachel L. Blumenfeld, Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Ian Hull, Hull & Hull LLP
  • Corina S. Weigl, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Kimberly A. Whaley, WEL Partners

Faculty Includes

  • Jordan M. Atin, Hull & Hull LLP
  • Nick Esterbauer, Hull & Hull LLP
  • A. Sean Graham, Graham Estate Law
  • Mark Handelman, WEL Partners
  • Holly LeValliant, Mills & Mills LLP
  • Heather Mountford, Goddard Gamage LLP
  • Albert Oosterhoff, WEL Partners

Intensive Program Brochure


Fees include attendance and all program materials (see individual program pages for specific details of each offering).

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 – in one or more programs – to secure your place.

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

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the Intensive Program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 21 days prior to the program start date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 21 days notice, a $150 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.


Have questions? Read our FAQs.

Program Lawyer

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:
Gail Geronimo

Program Details

Date & Time

A blend of online & in-person learning to be completed over 2018-2019.


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

Take advantage of bundled pricing when registering for all 2018/2019 programs!
$2,795 plus HST

Registration for this series is now closed.

Register for Passing of Accounts & Fiduciary Accounting

Eligible CPD Credit Hours

Who Should Attend

Lawyers practicing, or with the goal of practicing, in wills and estates.

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