Joe Yurkovich is a Tax Lawyer, and Partner in the Edmonton office of Miller Thomson. He is a native Edmontonian who has made a career of keeping on top of income tax and corporate law developments.
Apart from his secondment to the tax group of an international accounting firm, Joe has spent his entire career with Miller Thomson. He joined the Alberta predecessor firm in 1981 and was managing partner of that firm for three years immediately prior to merger with Miller Thomson.
Joe’s practice focuses on corporate taxation matters, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. Joe has substantial experience with corporate reorganizations and transactional work, including as lead counsel to public and private companies and their shareholders for matters including multi-jurisdictional divestitures for publicly traded and exchangeable securities.
Joe participated in consultations with Alberta Government Services and the Corporate Commercial Advisory Committee of the Law Society of Alberta in respect of the 2005 amendments to the Alberta Business Corporation Act and the legislative provisions for Alberta unlimited liability corporations.
Joe has been a panelist and presented papers for seminars and courses on income tax and business law conducted by the Legal Education Society of Alberta, the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch.