Jordan M. Atin, estate litigation, lawyer, Toronto

Jordan M. Atin


Jordan M. Atin joined joined Hull & Hull in 1999 and is one of the firm’s counsel.

Jordan is an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. In 2004, Jordan was appointed as one of Ontario’s first certified specialists in Estates and Trusts Law.

He is the past chair of the Ontario Bar Association Estates Section and a full member of the Society for Trust & Estate Practitioners.

Mr. Atin was the inaugural recipient of the Hoffstein Prize, recognizing his contribution and achievements in estate law.

Jordan is the co-author of The Family War – Winning the Inheritance Battle and appears on TV as an expert on estate matters.

He is a frequent chair and presenter at Osgoode Hall Law School, Ontario Bar Association and Law Society of Upper Canada programs on estate matters. Jordan is a contributor to the text, Estate Litigation, and author of numerous articles on estate matters. His articles are referred to in many of Canada’s leading estates texts.

Jordan has an J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. He was called to the bar in 1993. Jordan is the founder and lead instructor of The Institute for Wills & Estate Education (IWEE). IWEE’s intimate and interactive workshops are held regularly. For more information visit For client reviews click here.

Certified Legal Specialties

Estates and Trusts Law



Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Published Works

Canada AM’s 4 part series with Jordan M. Atin on disputes over wills, estates and powers of attorney:
Family Feuds – Part 1
Family Feuds – Part 2
Family Feuds – Part 3
Family Feuds – Part 4
Devil Can Be In Details When Drafting Wills, Lawyers Weekly
Executor’s Insurance, Arctic Obiter
When To Use Dual Wills
Changing Families Mean Changing Legacies
Peggy Is Still Mom’s Favorite
Law Prevents Estate Claim, Court Rules
Taxing Changes
Many Lawyers Lack a Will Despite Growing Concern
Estates Bar Worried About Spousal Trusts as Federal Changes Loom
Canada Top Court Rejects Appeal in White Supremacy Probate Case

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Founder, Institute for Wills & Estate Education
  • Frequent Presenter, Ontario Bar Association
  • Frequent Presenter and Chair, Law Society of Upper Canada

Honours and Awards

  • The 2015 Osgoode Hall Law School JD Teaching Award
  • Hoffstein Prize for contribution and achievements in estate law
  • Lexpert Ranked – consistently recommended
  • Best Lawyers in Canada

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association Estates Section, Past Chair
  • Society for Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP), Full Member
  • Estate Planning Counsel of Toronto, Member