Paul is an associate lawyer at Pushor Mitchell. He practices is the areas of Business Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Real Estate, and Real Estate Development. Paul joined Pushor Mitchell in 2015 after completing a clerkship at the British Columbia Supreme Court and articles at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP in Vancouver.
Paul spent his younger years in Saskatchewan and Alberta. He then completed a Bilingual Commerce Degree (French and English) in 2007 and a Juris Doctor Degree in 2013, both at the University of Alberta. During his Commerce Degree, Paul spent a semester abroad in Lille, France where he discovered his love for travel. Since that time, Paul and his wife have travelled throughout the world, including living and volunteering in Saikeri, Kenya.
After his first year of law school, Paul interned with the Trade Commissioner’s Service at the Canadian Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico. While at law school, Paul was a member of the Alberta Law Review’s Editorial Board and volunteered with Student Legal Services.
Paul’s studies, work experience, and travels have made him fluent in French and Spanish.
Whether at home in the Okanagan or on an adventure, Paul always tries to seek out good food and stay active. Paul spends time cycling, hiking, snowboarding, and playing team sports. He is never one to shy away from learning a new sport or trying a new dish. Paul and his wife look forward to sharing some of these interests and discovering new ones with their two young sons as they grow up.
- Advising and preparing of commercial contracts, commercial lending and finance agreements
- Purchase, sale and refinancing of residential and commercial real estate including new construction, existing property, and strata units on freehold or leasehold property
- Estate Planning – advising and preparing wills, powers of attorney and representation agreements
- Estate Administration – advising executors and guiding them through the probate process
Paul Tonita was without a doubt wonderful to deal with. Knowledgeable, expert advice and friendly – was an absolute pleasure.