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S. Dane ZoBell

TEP

Contact Info

Partner

+1 (780) 643-3076

dzobell@felesky.com

Location

Edmonton, Alberta

S. Dane ZoBell

TEP

Contact Info

Partner

+1 (780) 643-3076

dzobell@felesky.com

Location

Edmonton, Alberta

Areas of Practice

Dane specializes in corporate and personal tax planning, along with estate planning, administration and negotiation.

Prior to joining Felesky Flynn, Dane practiced employment law at an Alberta-based firm. He holds his Bachelor of Laws with distinction from the University of Alberta.

An astute listener, Dane finds great fulfillment in solving tax issues for families, entrepreneurs and business owners.

Dane keeps his estate law knowledge sharp by sitting on the boards for the Edmonton Estate Planning Council and CBA Wills and Estates.

Credentials

  • Called to the Alberta Bar, 2009
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (with Distinction), University of Alberta, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) (with Great Distinction), University of Lethbridge, 2005
  • Regular presenter at CBA, CTF, LESA and Agricultural Update for Professionals Courses

 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Edmonton
  • Past Chair, Student Section (North), Canadian Bar Association (Alberta)
  • Edmonton Estate Planning Council – Director
  • Canadian Bar Association, Wills and Estates North Section – Director

 

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-presenter at the Agricultural Update for Professionals Course, October 28 – November 6, 2019
  • Co-presenter “Post Mortem Issues – Tax and Insolvency”, STEP Edmonton, February 28, 2019
    Contributor, Chapter 13 – Taxation, LESA Alberta Wills and Estates Practice Manual (2019 Update)
  • Co-Presenter, “Agriculture Update for Professionals” (Grande Prairie, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary), 2019
  • Co-presenter at the Agricultural Update for Professionals Course (Alberta Community & Co-operative Association), October 15 – 24, 2018
  • Co-presenter “Succession Planning, Wills and Estate and Post-Mortem”, 2018 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference (Canadian Tax Foundation)
  • “Spousal Trusts Have Limited CGD Access”, Canadian Tax Focus vol. 8, no. 1 (Canadian Tax Foundation), February 2018
  • Co-presenter at the Agricultural Update for Professionals Course (Alberta Community & Co-operative Association), October 16 – 25, 2017
  • “Nuances in Farm Rollover Rules”, Canadian Tax Focus, vol. 7, no. 2 (Canadian Tax Foundation), May 2017
  • Co-authored “Helping your client navigate the choppy waters of estate planning and administration”, CPA Forum North, and CPA Forum South, October 21 & 23, 2016
  • Co-Authored “Residence, Citizenship and Liability for Tax: US and Canadian Rules”, Canada Tax Foundation – Young Practitioners, June 7, 2016
  • “Legislate First – Fix it Later – An update on spousal trusts and charitable donations”, CBA – Wills, Estates & Trusts Section, March 8, 2016
  • “Tax Considerations when Drafting Your First Will”, LESA Seminar – Drafting Your First Will, November 2015
  • “Bill C-43 & Graduated Rate Estates”, CPA Forum North 2015 – Jasper Park Lodge, November 2015
  • Co-Authored “Personal Services Businesses”, Canada Bar Association – Labour and Employment Section, October 2015
  • “Federal Budget 2015: Proposed Amendments to Section 55(2)”, Canada Bar Association – Tax Section, September 2015
  • Co-Authored “Personal Services Businesses”, CBA Labour and Employment Section, October 2015
  • “Bill C-43 & Graduated Rate Estates”, 2nd Annual Public Practitioners’ & Technicians Meeting, June 2015
  • “Bill C-43 & Graduated Rate Estates: Some Problems and Potential Solutions”, Edmonton Public Practitioners’ & Technicians Meeting, June 2015
  • Co-Authored “The Personal Services Business”, Canada Tax Foundation – Young Practitioners, February 2015
  • “PSB – Update and Risk Management”, Edmonton CA Club, February 2014
  • “Personal Services Business”, Canada Bar Association – Tax Section, October 2013

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