Suzana Popovic-Montag

Suzana Popovic-Montag

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Suzana Popovic-Montag is the Managing Partner of Hull & Hull LLP, who practices exclusively in the areas of estates, trusts, capacity and fiduciary litigation.  She also maintains a specialized mediation practice through Hull Estate Mediation Inc., focusing on pre-death and post-death estate resolutions.

Suzana has an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario and an Honours B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University.  She received mediation training at Harvard Law School.  Suzana was called to the Bar in 1997.

Suzana is currently the Past Chair of the Trusts and Estates Section Executive of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA).  Over the years, she has been involved in a number of OBA subcommittees, and Suzana continues to chair the monthly Brown Bag Lunches.  She is also the Publicity Liaison for the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) Toronto Executive.  In addition, Suzana is a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Estate Planning Council (Mississauga), the Halton County Law Association and the Advocates' Society.

Suzana is a frequent blogger, podcaster and speaker at various OBA, Osgoode Hall and Law Society of Upper Canada programs.  She is a co-editor of Wills & Trusts Law Reports (U.K.) and Trust Quarterly Review (U.K.), and a co-contributor to the text Key Developments in Estates and Trusts Law in Ontario (2008 and 2009 editions). Suzana is also a regular contributor to the OBA Trusts and Estates section publication, Deadbeat, and is the author of numerous academic articles on estates and trusts issues.  Her articles are referred to in many of Canada's leading estates texts. Suzana's recent articles include:

The End of a Charitable Saga, Trusts and Estates, Law & Tax Journal (U.K.) (2007)
Good NewsRecent Developments Limiting the Scope of Claims of Solicitor's Negligence, Estates and Trusts Reports (2006)
Revisiting Section 31 of the Succession Law Reform Act The Anti-Lapse Provision', Estates, Trusts and Pensions Journal (2004)
Once a Spouse' and Forever Spousal' Obligations?, Trust Quarterly Review (2004)

Suzana was chosen by LawDay as one of the top 60 leading lawyers in Canada in the practice area of Estates and Trusts for the years 2009 and 2010.  She is also included in The Best Lawyers in Canada publication (2009 and 2010) in the area of Trusts and Estates.

You can follow Suzana on Twitter: @spopovic


  • More Changes To The Taxation of Testamentary Trusts
  • Friendly, Engaging Disposition Goes Long Way When Networking
  • Hull, Popovic-Montag To Co-Chair Estates and Family Law Seminar
  • The Next Generation of Wealth Transfer
  • Brain Injuries and Mental Capacity
  • Incorporating Organ Donation Into Your Estate Plan
  • Walmart Wills Are Ideal For Those With Simple Estates
  • Brain Injuries and Capacity
  • Overturning of 'Racist' Will Raises Questions
  • Popovic-Montag Shares Passion For Estate Litigation and Mediation
  • Hull & Hull LLP Named One of Canada's Top Trusts & Estates Boutiques
  • Networking and Knowledge Sharing Keys To Success
  • Capacity Concerns With Elderly Estate Planning
  • Lexpert Includes Popovic-montag In Annual Ranking
  • Denied Bequest To Hate Group Expands Policy Reach
  • Don't Focus Only On Making Money – Have A Plan For It
  • For Success, Keep Personal and Professional Lives In Order
  • There Are Consequences If You Don't Have A Will

    Areas of Practice

    • Estates
    • Trusts
    • Capacity and Fiduciary Litigation


    • University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, London, Ontario, Canada
      • LL.B.
    • Wilfrid Laurier University
      • B.A.
      • Honors: With Honours

    Published Works

    • Wills & Trusts Law Reports, Co-Editor, Trust Quarterly Review
    • Text Key Developments In Estates and Trusts Law, Co-Contributor, 2008 and 2009
    • "The End of a Charitable Saga", Trusts and Estates, Law & Tax Journal, 2007
    • "Good News...Recent Developments Limiting the Scope of Claims of Solicitor's Negligence", Estates and Trusts Reports, 2006
    • "Revisiting Section 31 of the Succession Law Reform Act - The 'Anti-Lapse Provision", Estates, Trusts and Pensions Journal, 2004
    • "Once a 'Spouse' and Forever 'Spousal' Obligations?", Trust Quarterly Review, 2004

    Honors and Awards

    • The Top 60 Leading Lawyers in Canada, Estates and Trusts for the Year; 2009 and 2010
    • The Best Lawyers in Canada Publication, Trusts and Estates; 2009 and 2010

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Trusts and Estates Section, Past Chair
    • Toronto Lawyers Association, Member
    • Estate Planning Council (Mississauga), Member
    • Halton County Law Association, Member
    • The Advocates' Society, Member
    Global Law Experts Recommended Attorney
    2012 | Lexpert Ranked
    2013 | Lexpert Ranked
    2014 LexpertRanked Lawyer