Jennifer Lynch

Jennifer Lynch





  • LL.B., University of New Brunswick, 2011

  • B.A., University of Guelph, 2004

  • Moscow State University (Russia), International Exchange, 2003

Practice Description

Jennifer is an Associate in the Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group and Real Estate Practice Group at Dale & Lessmann LLP. Jennifer’s practice focuses on personal tax and estate planning, estate administration, and real estate and property conveyancing.

Jennifer regularly advises individuals, families and owners of privately-held corporations on structuring their estate planning to best provide for their loved ones and minimize taxes. She has experience preparing wills, powers of attorney, and trusts (including family trusts and disability “Henson” trusts).

Jennifer also provides practical advice and assistance to attorneys for property and personal care, and executors and trustees in the administration of trusts and estates, including applications for Certificates of Appointment and the preparation and passing of estate accounts.

Jennifer acts on the purchase and sale of residential properties and provides comprehensive legal services to international clients in regards to property located in Ontario. 

Professional Affiliations and Distinctions

  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar (Law Society of Upper Canada), 2012.
  • Member of the Ontario Bar Association
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Toronto Junior Trusts and Estates Practitioners’ Group (JTEP)
  • Joseph W. Sears Scholarship (University of New Brunswick)
  • ALPS Keener Award (University of New Brunswick)

Recent Presentations and Publications

Recent Blog Posts

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died on August 16th at the age of 76. Ms Franklin won 18 Grammy Awards and had more than 100 singles on the Billboard charts. She also amassed a personal fortune estimated to be worth $80 million and died without a will.
It is said that in this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes. Modern estate planning aims to assist individuals to navigate both of these unpleasant certainties. Most estate planning strategies to reduce taxes payable on one’s death involve avoiding probate.
The well-known principal residence exemption rules permit a taxpayer to shelter the sale of property that is an individual’s residence.
On September 29, 2016, Bill 28: All Families Are Equal Act (Parentage and Related Registrations Statute Law Amendment), 2016, was introduced in the Ontario legislature.