Solange Buissé

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Solange Buissé

Solange Buissé Associate

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Education
ADMITTED TO THE BAR:
  • École technique et professionelle – Saint-Boniface (B.A. DIPL, 2004)
  • University of Manitoba (B.B.A., 2006)
  • Université de Moncton (LL.B., 2009)

Solange specializes in Estate Planning and Estate Administration. She helps clients clarify their wishes, review their options and ensures their desires are reflected in their Will, Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directive. Following the death of a loved one, Solange supports individuals with the administration of their loved one’s estates and the transfer of assets to beneficiaries. Solange also provides dispute resolution advice in the context of estates and incapacity. Solange also practices in the area of residential real estate, assisting clients with the purchase, sale or refinancing of their properties.

Solange has a Bachelor of Law Degree from the Université de Moncton, N.B., and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the Université de Saint-Boniface in Winnipeg. Solange was a lawyer at Taylor McCaffrey from 2010 to 2014 and returned to the firm in 2017. During her absence, Solange worked in-house as a Senior Estate Planner and Trust Officer at a large financial institution, providing Estate Planning services to high net worth individuals, facilitating estate administration and wealth succession planning.

Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Canadian Bar Association 
  • Manitoba Bar Association 
  • Association des juristes d’expression française du Manitoba 
  • Law Society of Manitoba 
  • Estate Planning Council of Winnipeg 

Positions

  • Member of the executive, Manitoba Bar Association, Wills & Estates Section 
  • Course Lecturer, Estate Planning, Pre-Retirement Workshop for Federal Government Employees 
  • Course Lecturer, Business Administration and the Law, Université de Saint-Boniface, 2013 – 2017 
  • Presenter to various community organizations and financial institutions on estate administration and wealth succession planning 
  • Francofonds, President, 2013 – 2015 
  • Association des juristes d’expression française du Manitoba, Board of Directors, 2010 to 2012 
  • Co-presenter, “Debunking the Myth. Trust Companies – Too expensive or a viable option?” (MBA Wills and Estates Section Meeting, June 2017) 
  • Co-presenter, “À la poursuite des précédents – Conseils et pièges concernant l’utilisation des modèles d’actes” (meeting in partnership with the LSM, MBA and AJEFM, December 2018) 
  • Co-presenter, “Billing Practices in Estates” (mid-winter meeting, MBA, January 2019) 
  • Co-presenter, “Four Letter words – RRSPs and RIFFs” (MBA Wills and Estates Section Meeting, April 2019)
  • Co-presenter, “Family Law Issues in Estates Matters” (Mid-Winter Meeting. MBA, January 2020)
  • Presenter, ” Everything but the FPA – A Review of Legislation assenting Estate Planning and Administration in the Family Law Context (MBA Wills and Estates Subsection, February 2020)
  • Contributor, Conflicts of Law ( Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners Canada, March 2021)