Bill is a Toronto estate planning lawyer at Devry Smith Frank LLP. Bill was called to the bar in 1980 and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Glendon College, and a J.D. from the University of Toronto. Bill has practiced with the firm since then in both corporate and personal planning and wealth management.
Estate planning is a crucial part of wealth management and business succession issues are never far from the minds of successful entrepreneurs. Bill works closely with other professional advisors within and outside of DSF including accountants and tax and financial advisors in assisting his clients to minimize their tax exposure and is familiar with vehicles such as tax-free rollovers, co-tenancies, limited and general partnerships, trusts and estate freezes.
Bill’s clients include individuals as well as partnerships and corporations.
Bill is a trained mediator and a member of the ADR Institute of Ontario.
For further information about legal matters regarding estate planning and minimizing your tax exposure, please contact Toronto estate planning lawyer Bill Smith at (416) 446-5800.