- Wealth Management
- Estates and Trust Litigation
|University ||Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, B.A., 1968|
|Law School||University of Alberta, LL.B., 1972|
|Admitted||1976, British Columbia|
•Member, Estate Planning Council of Vancouver
•Member, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
•Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Gary Wilson is a senior estates and trusts lawyer in our Vancouver office. Gary has focused his practice on estates and trusts since 1976, with an emphasis on wills, estate and trust planning, probate, administration, and estate and family law mediation or litigation. He has extensive experience in planning for avoiding probate fees, minimizing capital gains tax and protecting estate plans from disappointed heirs.
Rankings & Recognitions
•Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition (and since 2009) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Trusts and Estates).
•Recognized in the 2014 and 2013 editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Estate & Personal Tax Planning).
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.
Publications & Presentations
•Guest Lecturer, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLE BC).
•Author, three chapters in the British Columbia Probate and Estate Administration Practice Manual (Chapters 15, 16 and 17, concerning executors’ accounts, compensation claims by executors and administrators, and solicitors’ fees), CLE BC, 2005-present (with Scott Kerwin).
•Author, “Offshore Trust Litigation,” Pacific Business and Law Institute (PBLI) Conference entitled “Trusts: The Difficult Issues,” May 2010 (with Scott Kerwin).
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