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David Wagner - Toronto Litigator

David Wagner

Associate, TEP

Video About David

David is a member of the firm’s Estate and Commercial Litigation Groups. He has appeared before the Superior Court of Ontario and in the commercial context his files involved shareholder disputes, oppression remedies, contractual disputes and torts. In the context of estates and trusts David has received his TEP (trust and estate practitioner) designation from STEP reflecting an enhanced understanding of estates and trusts issues. He has been involved in files dealing with will challenges, dependants support, guardianship and applications to compel an accounting.

Prior to starting law school David obtained his B.A. (honours) from Yeshiva University majoring in biology. He was on the Deans’ list, played on the college volleyball team and was a NECVA Scholar Athlete. He has completed the Canadian Securities Course. During his time at law school David volunteered providing free legal advice to artists living in Ontario at the Artists’ Legal Advice Services (ALAS).

Outside of work David has an interest in athletics, investments and business. He founded the Bnei Akiva Schools Alumni Basketball Team and fundraised to create the league. He also serves on the Zareinu Golf Tournament committee.

Gregory Sidlofsky, Charles Wagner and David Wagner, “Fraudulent Conveyances and Estate Litigation. Stone v. Stone – 18 years later”
a) Part one of the abridged version was published by The Lawyer’s Daily part of Lexis Nexis Canada Inc.
b) Part two of the abridged version was published by The Lawyer’s Daily part of Lexis Nexis Canada Inc.
c) The unabridged version.

Charles Wagner, Gregory Sidlofsky and David Wagner, “New Brunswick appeal probates will without signature: Lessons for Ontario”
a) The abridged version published by The Lawyer’s Daily part of Lexis Nexis Canada Inc.
b) The unabridged version.

D. Wagner and Peter Weissman, “When are Accountants Liable for Providing Negligent Tax and Estate Planning Advice?“, (18th Annual B’nai Brith Trusts and Estates Seminar: Trust Troubles – Litigation, Tax and Ethical Issues, June 4, 2019)

Charles Wagner, David Wagner and David Posner, “Halachic Estate Planning – Tax and Litigation Risks”
a) The abridged version published in the Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal [Vol. 37 2018] p. 335
b) The unabridged version.

Blog Posts

gift of property and resulting trust
Do I need a Will?
loan or gift and limitation periods
challenge for court costs
undue influence
Majority Rules
mirror wills
limitation period
constructive trust
passing accounts cost
joint tenant
court appointed monitor
probate of will
accountant negligence
expert witness
unsigned will
fudicary duty
recording video evidence
legal fees
Death of Litigant and Unwanted Lawsuit
probate application
dealth during trial
conflict of interest
nuisance claim in estate law
limitation period
estate administration
probate application
discovery meeting
Tax Planning and Estate Law
validity of will
gift or loan
bully lawyer
notice of objection
estate trustee fees
undue influence
extorsion by executor of estate
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