Theresa L.M. Man joined Carters in 2001, becoming a partner in 2006, to practice in the area of charity and not-for-profit law. Ms. Man is recognized as a leading expert in charity and not-for-profit law by Lexpert and The Best Lawyers in Canada.
Ms. Man is co-author of Corporate and Practice Manual for Charitable and Not-for-Profit Corporations published by Thomson Reuters. She has also written on charity and taxation issues for various publications, including The Lawyers Weekly, The Philanthropist, Hilborn:ECS, and Charity Law Bulletin.
Ms. Man is an executive member of the Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section. She is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, and has been actively involved with and is a legal advisor to numerous charities. She has been a speaker at various seminars, including the Annual Church & Charity Law™ Seminar and seminars hosted by the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Association of Gift Planners, and Imagine Canada (Charity Tax Tools), among others.
Before embarking on the study of law, Ms. Man earned her Master of Music and partially completed doctoral studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. This has enabled her to serve as minister of music and organist in various churches in Regina, Saskatchewan and in the greater Toronto area.
PRACTICE AREAS: Charity and Not-for-Profit Law
EDUCATION: LL.M. (Tax Law), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2008, LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1995, M. Mus., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989,B.Sc. in Agriculture (with Distinction), University of Manitoba, 1985
CALLED TO THE BAR: Ontario Bar, 1997
LANGUAGES: Fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English