Evelyn received a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in 1973, a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Toronto in 1979 and a Masters of Laws in Taxation from Osgoode Hall Law School. She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1981 and has practised corporate tax, estate planning and tax litigation since that time.

Her clients range from high net worth individuals to owner-managed businesses to large multinational corporations operating in an assortment of industries from the traditional to the artistic to the newest technologies.

Evelyn has lectured at the Bar Admission Course of the Law Society of Upper Canada and was a part time professor in corporate taxation at Osgoode Hall Law School. She continues to lecture from time to time in both the undergraduate and masters of law programs at Osgoode Hall Law School and has spoken many times at conferences or seminars sponsored by the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants and The Law Society of Upper Canada.

Evelyn has written articles for a number of publications including the Canadian Tax Journal. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Tax Foundation.

  • In the last several years Evelyn has presented lectures or seminars on the following:
  • Intervivos Estate Planning: Strategies for the Owner Managed Business, Law Society of Upper Canada, Estates and Trusts Forum
  • Selected Income Tax Aspects of Shareholder Agreements, Canadian Bar Association, Tax Law for Lawyers
  • Tenant Inducements: Income Tax Issues for Landlords, International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Benefiting from the Small Business Deduction: Criteria for Eligibility, Canadian Tax Foundation, Tax for the Owner Manager Business Structures, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Butterflies in Estate Planning, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Ensuring the Passage of Shares in a Private Corporation : Estate Planning Issues, Canadian Tax Foundation Income Tax Issues in Land Acquisitions, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Transferring Assets from a Private Corporation to Shareholders, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Partnerships, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Butterfly Transactions, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Deductibility versus Capitalization, Canadian Tax Foundation