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WORKSHOP Do you have a will? Is it Up-To Date? @ Hertiage Room C - Bingemans Conference Centre
Mar 28 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Did you miss this incredibly important workshop on Wills last time?  Due to the shear importance of this, we are offering it again.

At this workshop, Jim and Tyler will talk to you about “The 5 Buckets of Estate Planning and Why Most Individuals (and all business owners) In Ontario Should Have Two Wills (rather than a single will).

Keynote Speakers:

Jim Kibble, Estate Planner

jim-kibbleJim is an independent fee for service estate planner (i.e. sells no insurance or investment products) and owner of Ontario Estate Consulting Solutions Inc. He holds credentials as a chartered accountant, trust and estate practitioner and certified executor advisor. Jim also has an ongoing relationship with the Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd. in Kitchener where he holds estate planning workshops and assists families with estate planning and administration matters. Jim is husband to Penny and father to Scott and Julia. Jim’s community involvement includes the Rotary Club of Kitchener Westmount, Country Hills Church, Waterloo-Wellington Estate Planning Council, Waterloo-Wellington Advance Care Planning Task Force and the K-W Racquet Club. Jim also enjoys amateur winemaking, doubles squash, motorcycling, and camping.

Tyler Hortie, Lawyer

tyler-hortieTyler is a partner with Cohen Highley LLP, a full-service law firm with head office located in London, Ontario.  Tyler manages the Kitchener office of Cohen Highley.  His practice includes real estate and corporate transactions as well as estate planning and administration.  Tyler is the incoming President of the Waterloo Wellington Estate Planning Council and sits on the Steering Committee for Advance Care Planning Waterloo Wellington.  Tyler enjoys speaking at estate planning seminars and home buyer seminars.  He is involved in the Optimist Club of Kitchener West and a member of the KW Racquet Club.

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