Tim Kirby

Timothy P. Kirby

Edmonton Office - Partner Work+1 (780) 643-3062

Areas of Practice

Corporate Tax Planning
Estate Planning
Personal Tax Planning

Tim practices in all areas of taxation law with an emphasis on estate/succession planning, corporate and personal tax planning and purchases and sales of businesses. Tim is a graduate of the University of Alberta where he received numerous academic awards including the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society Award for the highest mark in Corporate Taxation and the Criminal Trial Lawyers’ Association Prize for excellence in Evidence.

Tim is an active author and lecturer with organizations such as the Canadian Tax Foundation, Canadian Bar Association, CPA Alberta and the Federated Press. He is presently a Director of Little Warriors, a national charitable organization based in Canada committed to the awareness, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse.

Professional History

Joined Felesky Flynn LLP, 2004
Called to the Alberta bar, 2004

Educational History

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (with distinction), University of Alberta, 2003
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm) (with distinction), University of Alberta, 1999

Memberships and Associations

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, Edmonton Community Foundation Endowment Development Committee
Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Past Chair, Canadian Tax Foundation Young Practitioners’ Group Steering Committee (Edmonton)
Past Advisor, Canadian Tax Foundation Board of Governors

Publications and Presentations

Co-presented and co-authored at the 2015 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference: “When is a Loss a Loss and When Can You Claim a Loss.”
Co-presented and co-authored at the 2011 Canadian Tax Foundation Prairie Provinces Tax Conference with Christopher J. Montes: “Practical Issues Encountered when Winding-Up a Corporation.”
Co-presented and co-authored at the 2009 Canadian Tax Foundation Prairie Provinces Tax Conference with Jon D. Gilbert: “Fundamentals of Estate Freezing”
Presented at and authored part of the materials at “Agriculture Update for Professionals”, Alberta Community and Co-Operative Association and the Government of Alberta: Agriculture and Rural Development in 2008 and 2009
“Estate Freeze: Not Just for Corporations”, Business Vehicles, Volume XIII, No. 1, 2009 (Federated Press)
“Directors’ Liability Update”, Tax for the Owner Manager, Volume 7, Number 1, January 2007 (Canadian Tax Foundation)
“Associated Corporations: Deemed Active Business Income”, Tax for the Owner-Manager, Volume 6, Number 2, April 2006 (Canadian Tax Foundation)
Co-authored course materials for “Partnerships – From Soup to Nuts”, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta