Lori M. Duffy - WeirFoulds LLP

Lori M. Duffy

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Lori heads the firm's Estates, Trusts and Charities practice. In 2013, Lori was honoured with a Lexpert® Zenith Award, Celebrating Women Leaders in the Legal Profession. She has been named by Best Lawyers® as one of the best lawyers in Canada in her practice area, and repeatedly recognized as a Leading Practitioner in Estate & Personal Tax Planning in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.

Lori assists the firm's clients in managing and transferring their assets through the use of business succession plans, trusts and wills. She assists in the establishing of charities and non-profit organizations. Her practice also includes all areas of trusts, wills and estate administration, including work under theSubstitute Decisions Act.

Lori is the Ontario Editor of the Estate & Trust Reports (Carswell). Lori also authors an electronic newsletter through Carswell publications called WeirFoulds Estates & Trusts. Lori was co-editor of the Ontario Bar Association Trusts and Estates section newsletter Deadbeat and was the editor of Without Prejudice, the Women's Law Association newsletter (1989-91). She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Lori is a Past President of the Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs; a former member of the Executive of the Women's Law Association of Ontario; and the former Vice-Chairperson of the Real Property Section of the Ontario Bar Association. She has been a seminar instructor at the Bar Admission Course, has lectured in many seminars for the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Institute, the International Bar Association, and regularly addresses community groups.

McMaster UniversityBA 1979University of OttawaLL.B 1982Osgoode Hall Law SchoolLL.M 2009University of Windsor/Stitt Feld Handy Group
The ADR Institute of Ontario Inc.Society of Trusts & Estates Practitioners (STEP)Toronto Lawyers AssociationInternational Bar AssociationOntario Bar AssociationWomen's Law Association of OntarioNational Association of Women LawyersCanadian Association of Women Executives and EntrepreneursEstate Planning Council Of Toronto

Office Location

66 Wellington Street West, Suite 4100
TD Bank Tower
P.O. Box 35
Toronto, ON M5K 1B7

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates (Estate)