Michael von Keitz

Michael von Keitz

Michael von Keitz is Senior Associate Lawyer at O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers. Michael’s practice focuses on estate planning, estate administration, and matters directly related to these areas of the law.

His experience includes the resolution of complex issues in estate administration with cross-border, multijurisdictional, and litigious aspects. Michael regularly advises executors, trustees, attorneys, and guardians on their duties and obligations.

He has also worked with a variety of entrepreneur and family office clients, and their professional advisors, to develop tailored estate plans with well-considered estate strategies to achieve each client’s unique family succession needs.

In effecting various estate plans, Michael has drafted wills, powers of attorney, trusts, and domestic contracts, with an emphasis on minimization of income tax and estate administration tax (probate fees).

Professional Activities

  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Associate, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada
  • Secretary, York Region Law Association
  • Founding President, Estate Planning Council of York Region
  • Tutor (Solicitors’ Exam – Trusts and Estates), Law Society of Ontario
  • President-Elect, Rotary Club of Markham-Unionville