Paul Emile Trudelle

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Paul E. Trudelle joined the firm in 2001 and is now a partner. Paul practices exclusively in the areas of wills, trusts and guardianship litigation.

He is a frequent guest lecturer at Ontario Bar Association programs and the author of numerous articles focusing on estate issues.

Paul’s articles include:

“Contesting a Claim Against an Estate: Notices of Contestation,” OBA Annual Institute, 2014
“Severe Acts: Severing a Joint Tenancy,” October 2012
“Professional Conduct Issues for Estate Solicitors,” January 2012
“Suicide, Suicide Notes and Testamentary Capacity,” 2010
“The Estate Trustee During Litigation,” 2009
“Dealing with the Body, and Other Issues that Arise Immediately Upon Death,” 2008
“Mutual Wills – A Review,” 2007
“ODSP: What Every Estate Solicitor Needs to Know,” 2007
“Removal of Estate Trustees: Who, What, Where, Why, When and How,” CBAO, November 21, 2006
“Equalizing Gifts in Wills,” Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September 2004
“Getting Wills Signed in Difficult Situations – Due Execution for Solicitors,” Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September 2002
“Section 36 of the Substitute Decisions Act – Ademption Issues,” – Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, January 2003
“Guardianship of Minors,” Hull & Hull Breakfast Series, September 2002

Paul has an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and a B.A. from the University of Toronto. He was called to the Bar in 1992. Paul is on the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association – Trusts and Estates Section and is a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association, and the Advocate’s Society.

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1992


  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • LL.B.
  • University of Toronto
    • B.A.


  • Frequent Guest Lecturer , Ontario Bar Association Programs

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association, Member
  • The Advocates' Society, Member
  • Toronto Lawyers Association, Member
  • Ontario Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section, Section Executive