Predrag (Peter) Tomic
Predrag (Peter) Tomic
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Predrag (Peter) Tomic is a Calgary-based wills and estates lawyer with a focus on complex estate and trust litigation, estate planning and probate matters.

Executors and beneficiaries turn to Peter when facing contentious claims involving issues such as:

•    Interpretation of wills
•    Dependant relief
•    Executor compensation
•    Removal of executors
•    Challenges to gifts
•    Will challenges
•    Transfers of assets into joint names
•    Probate

Peter also handles power of attorney disputes, mental capacity litigation, adult guardianship proceedings and trusteeship issues. His clients vary widely, along with the size and type of the estate administration and planning issues they face. Many also have family businesses with cross-border operational issues requiring sophisticated succession planning strategies to ensure the seamless transition of business ownership and assets between generations.

Peter is working towards his designation as a Trust and Estate Practitioner through the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, an international body for professional advisors in the trust and estate administration field.

Value to Clients

Peter's estate litigation experience provides unique insight that enables him to prepare wills for clients without the unclear language and other avoidable mistakes that typically give rise to disputes down the road. Clients appreciate his role as a compassionate, trusted advisor while they are facing difficult and highly-emotional circumstances. When clients need advice or services outside his skill set, Peter connects them with other professionals within his extensive network who ensure every need is covered. 

Outside the Office

Peter enjoys backcountry camping and hiking in the Alberta Rockies and studying languages. He is fluent in Serbian and Croatian, functional in French and is adding Tagalog to his repertoire.  

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Wills and Trusts Section (South)
Executive Member
2011 - Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Wills and Trusts Section (South)
Member
2010 - Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Young Lawyers (South)
Executive Member
2011 - Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Young Lawyers (South)
Member
2010 - Present
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Student Member
2013 - Present
Kerby Centre
Volunteer
2016 - Present
Chinook Learning Services
Instructor
2015 - Present
Calgary Heritage Initiative Society
Board Member
2011 - Present
Edmunds Estate, 2017 ABQB 754
Anderson Estate (Re), 2016 ABQB 683
Nelson Estate (Re), 2014 ABQB 765
Nelson Estate (Re), 2014 ABQB 413
Education
University of Ottawa, 2010, Bachelor of Laws Cum Laude
McMaster University, 2006, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
McMaster University, 2006, Bachelor of Arts (Communications)
Diploma, Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners, In Progress
Admissions
Alberta,2011
Northwest Territories,2017
Languages
Serbian
Croatian