Litza is responsible for providing estate planning guidance to Estate and Trust clients. A Vancouver native, Litza grew up in Vancouver before moving to Ontario for University. Litza holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University in Ontario. She clerked at the Tax Court of Canada in Ottawa and practiced for several years at a large law firm in Toronto specializing in wills and trusts, charity law, and succession planning for family businesses. Prior to returning to Vancouver, she worked in the Cayman Islands at one of the world’s largest o shore law firms specializing in succession planning for international high net worth clients.
Litza was originally called to the Ontario Bar in 2002 and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2009. Memberships include the Law Society of British Columbia, the Canadian Bar Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Litza is an active member of the Vancouver Branch Executive of STEP and frequently speaks to professional and industry groups on estate planning issues.
Estate and trust services are provided by The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company.