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Don Wilkinson

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada





Don’s preferred areas of practice include Real Estate, Mortgages, Wills and Estates, Company and Commercial Law.


Bachelor of Laws, University of Alberta, 1994
Master of Arts, University of Manitoba, 1984
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Manitoba, 1977
Bachelor of Arts (Student of Distinction), University of Winnipeg, 1974


Canadian Securities Course, 1987
Registered Options Course, 1987
Canadian Investment Funds Course, 1986
Diploma in Theology, 1983
Numerous Continuing Legal Education Courses
Career History
2010 to present Partner with Porter Ramsay LLP
1998 to 2010 Lawyer with Wilkinson & Company
1995 to 1998 Lawyer with Thomas MacDonald Butler
1994 to 1995 Articled Student with Thomas MacDonald Butler
1987 to 1990 Investment Management with Scotia McLeod Inc. and Dominion Securities Inc.
1981 to 1986 Minister and Chaplain at the University of Manitoba
Awards & Accomplishments
University of Manitoba Graduate Student Fellowship Associations
Canadian Bar Association
Christian Legal Fellowship
Volunteer & Community Work
Don has sat on the Boards of numerous non-profit organizations for many years, including the Board of Governors and Senate of Summit Pacific College (Abbotsford, BC), an affiliate college of Trinity Western University. He has coached little league baseball and has also been a lay minister with his church.
Personal Interests
Don continues to be actively involved in his church. He enjoys reading, walking, studying the interaction of science and religion, partaking in philosophical and theological discussions, watching thought provoking movies, spending time with his children and grandchildren and travelling.

Practice Areas

New laws may favor homebuyers

If buying a home is on your list of resolutions for the new year, you probably already know what a difficult road you have ahead. Housing prices in British Columbia continue to climb, and the low number of homes on the market seems to put all the bargaining power on...

Using your estate plan for your own protection

Having a will is a great first step in creating an estate plan. If you have drafted a will, you likely had your loved ones in mind. Your motivation may have included ensuring your family would fairly distribute your assets without the confusion of an intestate...