Terry E. Gilholme

B.A. Special (with Distinction), LL.B.

Year of Call: 1993

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 Canadian Bar Association and the Calgary Canadian Bar Association.

Terry has been selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice area of Trusts and Estates for a number of years. She was named Best Lawyers’ Calgary Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” for 2013 and 2019.

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 children.

Terry was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada™ for her work in Trusts and Estates. She was named “Lawyer of the Year” for Calgary in 2013 and 2019.

Areas of Practise

  • Wills & Estate Planning
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney

  • Personal Directives

  • Probate & Estate Administration

  • Trusts


Terry E. Gilholme:
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