Terry E. Gilholme  B.A. Special (with Distinction), LL.B.

Tel:(403) 288-8855, ext. 236
Fax:(403) 288-8659
Year of Call:1993

Areas of Practice:

Wills & Estate Planning
Enduring Powers of Attorney
Personal Directives
Probate & Estate Administration


Terry’s practice is divided between estate planning matters: wills, enduring powers of attorney, personal directives and trusts, and estate administration matters: assisting executors in applying for probate and in the administration of estates.

Terry is a former chairperson of the Canadian Bar Association, Wills and Trusts section.  She is also a member of the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners, the Estate Planning Council, the Calgary Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association.

Terry has been included in Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice area of Trusts and Estates for a number of years.  She was named Best Lawyers' 2013 Calgary Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year".

Terry has provided seminars on a voluntary basis for numerous organizations, including Leave a Legacy and the Calgary Board of Education, Chinook Learning Centre.

Terry was born and raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta.  She received both of her degrees from the University of Alberta and she has lived in Calgary since 1992.  Terry and her husband, Jim, have two teenage children who happily consume all of their spare time.