Michelle Millard - Edmonton Tax Lawyer

Michelle D. Millard

Edmonton Office - Partner Work+1 (780) 643-3069

Areas of Practice

Estate Planning, Wills, Powers of Attorney & Personal Directives
Estate Administration (including Contested Estate Matters)
Corporate & Partnership Formation
Corporate Reorganizations
Corporate Sales Transactions
Succession Planning for Business Owners
Marriage Agreements

Michelle practices all areas of trust and estate law. Drawing on past corporate and commercial experience, she provides innovative and comprehensive solutions for clients from both estate planning and succession planning perspectives.

Michelle regularly presents on estate planning and succession planning to clients, financial planners and insurance agents.

Michelle is a past instructor at Grant MacEwan College’s Legal Assistant Program, lecturing on wills and estates procedures.

Michelle also spends lots of time with her husband, Steve, and their two sons, Tristan and Kieran.

Professional History

Joined Felesky Flynn LLP, 2015
Corporate-Commercial & Estate Law Practice, 1995-2015
Admitted to the Alberta bar, 1995

Educational History

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), University of Alberta, 1994
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.), University of Alberta, 1991

Memberships and Associations

Director, Society and Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP)
Director and President, Business and Professional Women’s Chapter of Edmonton
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Edmonton CREW Association (Commercial Real Estate Women)
Member, Estate Planning Council of Edmonton
Past Chair, Business Law Section (North), Canadian Bar Association (Alberta)
Past Chair, Wills & Estates Law Section (North), Canadian Bar Association (Alberta)
Past President, Estate Planning Council
Past Director, Edmonton CREW Association
Past Director, The Family Centre Foundation
Past Director, The Family Centre
Past Director, Edmonton Junior Chamber (JayCees)
Past Member, The Canadian Association of Gift Planners

Publications and Presentations

Presented “Estate Planning and Administration” to CPA Forum South and CPA Forum North in October 2016
Presented “Estate and Succession Planning” to private and commercial bankers in August 2016 and January 2017
Presented “Trusts” to accountants in April 2016
Presented “Joint Assets” to accountants in June 2016
Presented “Joint Assets and Beneficiary Designations” to investment advisors in May 2016
A Practical Review of Employment Law in the Sale and Purchase of a Business for Legal Education Society of Alberta