Eden Maher

Lawyer

Telephone: (705) 742-1674 ext. 265
email: emaher@llf.ca
Assistant: Christy Forbes
Assistant: Darlene Goddard

Eden focuses her practice on the area of wills & estates, both as a litigator and solicitor. Eden is therefore equally comfortable whether she is drafting a client's last will & testament, or appearing in Ontario's Superior Court of Justice on an estate litigation matter.

Eden places considerable importance on community involvement, and gives much of her time to community groups and charitable organizations.

To make an appointment with Eden, please contact her directly.

Practice Areas

Work Experience

  • Associate at LLF Lawyers LLP (2013 - present)
  • Instructor at Herzing College, Ottawa (2012 – 2013)
  • Sole Practitioner, Ottawa (2011 – 2012)
  • Articling Student at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Ottawa (2010 – 2011)
  • Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, University of Saskatchewan School of Law (2009 - 2010)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario (2011)

Education

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) with Distinction, University of Saskatchewan (2010)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.), Dean’s List, Thompson Rivers University (2002)

Professional Associations and Designations

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Peterborough Law Association  - Member
  • STEP Affiliate Member (Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners)

Community Involvement

  • United Way Peterborough & District - Board Member
  • Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre - Board Member
  • Ontario Bar Association - Moot Court Program Instructor (2011)

Publications and Presentations

  • Eden Maher and Peter Lillico, "Claimsproofing Workshop : Ethics, Professionalism and Litigation Avoidance for Wills and Estates Practice", Presenter, Ontario Bar Association accredited January 26, 2016
  • "Your Estate Matters", Panelist, Shaw Cable Programs, Fall 2015.
  • "Estate Litigation and how to Avoid It", Presenter, Peterborough Estate Planning Council, May 2015.
  • "Changes to the Changes to the Estate Administration Tax Act " Client Advisor, Issue 10, Spring 2015.
  • Paying a Premium (2011) Report for Industry Canada, Office of Consumer Affairs.
  • Legal Ethics Instruction in Canadian Law Schools: Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Learning in Professionalism (2010) 3 C.L.E.A.R. 65.
  • Book Note of Canada’s Rights Revolution: Social Movements and Social Change, 1937-82 by Dominique Clement (2009) 72 Sask. L. Rev. 160.