The Saskatoon Express newspaper has published an article by James Steele that offers practical advice on preparing wills. He advises that with the right planning and communication up front, court battles over wills can be avoided.
Read James’s article in the January 28 issue of Saskatoon Express, page 12.
Anyone with Wills & Estates questions is invited to a series of free drop in clinics at the Frances Morrison Central Branch of Saskatoon Public Library. The evening clinics will run from 6:30-8:30 on:
Thursday, February 14
Thursday, February 28
Thursday, March 21
If you need help preparing your will, acting as Executor of an estate, or any other related issue, plan to attend these free clinics. Robertson Stromberg’s James Steele will be there to assist on a first come, first served basis on February 14th and March 21st.
Congratulations to Marinko Jelovic who became Robertson Stromberg’s newest partner on January 1, 2019. Marinko joined Robertson Stromberg as an articling student and, since his call to the bar in 2012, has been an important member of the corporate/commercial law team.
Congratulations to Jennifer Da Silva Pereira who is among the eighteen distinguished Saskatchewan lawyers honoured with the Queen’s Counsel Designation for 2018.
Queen’s Counsel appointments are based on recommendations from a selection committee consisting of Saskatchewan’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General, the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan or the Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench and the past presidents of the Saskatchewan branch of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Saskatchewan.
The announcement was made by Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan on Tuesday, December 18. In his announcement he said, “These individuals have made significant contributions to the legal profession, the justice system and their communities. I’m pleased to recognize their hard work and dedication to our province.”
Those who know Jennifer are well aware of her talents and energy. Alongside her busy practice, Jennifer tirelessly contributes to her profession and her local, provincial and national communities. Her involvement in professional and community events are documented on her Robertson Stromberg profile.
Well done and well deserved, Jenn.
Robertson Stromberg has been ranked as a leading firm by Chambers and Partners. The 2019 Chambers Canada lists Robertson Stromberg in the Corporate/Commercial – Saskatchewan category. Also awarded Leading Lawyer rankings are Christopher Donald, Q.C. and Leslie Prosser, Q.C.
Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada. The guide recommends lawyers and law firms in over 40 specialist practice areas. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
The profile describes Robertson Stromberg as a “well-established Saskatoon-based team with standout experience advising on commercial lending, acquisitions and divestitures as well as corporate finance. Regularly advises clients in the financial services, municipal and agricultural sectors. Further areas of strength include bankruptcy and insolvency, insurance and taxation law.”
Read Chambers and Partners’ profiles of Les Prosser and Chris Donald.