John Jordan: Associate at League And Williams in Victoria BC

John Jordan, Associate

Background

John Jordan joined League and Williams in June 2018 as a solicitor, bringing with him 28 years of experience as a solicitor and 9 years of past experience as a trust officer with a national trust company.  John specializes in the preparation of wills, powers of attorney, representation agreements, inter vivos and testamentary trusts and estate administration. John’s knowledge of the Income Tax Act as it relates to estate planning and administration assists in ensuring clients maximize the value of their estate to their named beneficiaries.  Of special concern to John are the effects of the aging process and how it affects his clients.  John takes special care to ensure that the estate planning and estate administration services he provides are tailored to the individual client’s intentions, situation and needs.

John Jordan also provides advice to clients who are purchasing or selling real estate and those who are financing or re-financing their property.  Of note, John has served as a sessional instructor in Real Estate Ethics and Law for the Diploma Program in Urban Land Economics offered through the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Business Administration.  John works closely with realtors, mortgage brokers, banks, and other professionals to ensure legal parts of real estate transactions happen smoothly.

John Jordan received his law degree from the University of Victoria in 1988 and was called to the British Columbia bar in 1989.  John is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association and Victoria Bar Association.  He is also a member of the Victoria Wills Subsection of the BC Bar Association.

John Jordan is an active member of the Victoria, BC community.  He presently serves on the governance committee of Pacific Christian School and has previously served three terms as a board member.  John also serves as a board member of the Bethany Court Housing Society, an organization committed to providing affordable rental housing to seniors.  As a member of the deaf and hard of hearing community, John has taken special interest in the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing population and has spent 8 years on the board of the Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing association.

John enjoys spending time with his wife, their three children and four grandchildren and when time permits, going for an occasional run or swim.

Summary

Solicitor, practicing in the areas of Estate Planning & Administration and Real Estate
Bachelor of Laws – University of Victoria
Called to the British Columbia Bar
Active member of the community

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