Paula Lester
Paula Lester Associate Vice President, Estate and Trust Solutions

Paula has been providing comprehensive estate, incapacity and trust planning services to Ontario-based clients since 2017. Prior to that, she practiced as a family and estate litigator many years. Paula is passionate about using trust and estate services to provide protection to clients and their families so they may avoid the unfortunate situations she witnessed as an estate litigator. She believes that proper estate and trust planning serve to ensure a better future and a sound legacy for clients and their loved ones.

Paula holds a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation. She is a graduate of the Juris Doctor program at Queen’s University and graduated on the dean’s honor list. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, honors, with a major in psychology and a minor in English and law. She earned the university medal for highest academic standing upon graduation from Carleton University.