Jonah Spiegelman

Associate Counsel


Direct: 604 647 4114

Assistant: Alice Law

Direct: 604 647 4142

Practice Areas


Jonah is a cross-border tax and estate planning lawyer. His practice is focussed on assisting clients that face taxation in both Canada and the US. Licensed to practice law in British Columbia and California, Jonah can give advice on both sides of the border, and implement that advice to create tax efficient investment structures to suit client objectives.

As the lead author of the book “Americans in Canada: Smile the IRS is watching you,” Jonah has an in-depth understanding of the tax and estate planning issues facing US citizens who reside in Canada. He also specializes in providing legal services to Canadians who own US real estate, such as transactional representation and structuring title for tax and estate planning efficiency.

Jonah’s other practice areas include tax disputes with both CRA and the IRS, as well as negotiating commercial transactions and dispute resolution.


University of British Columbia, J.D. (2009)

University of British Columbia, M.A. (2002)

Year of call: 2009 (B.C.), 2013 (California)