Steven Kohn


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Office: Winnipeg

Main: (204) 957-4607

Fax: (204) 957-4261

Services provided by S J Kohn Law Corporation

Education & Qualifications

  • Family Enterprise Advisor Program, Family Enterprise Xchange
  • Manitoba Bar (1995)
  • LLB (Manitoba, 1994)
  • Western Ontario (1989-1991)

Steven has extensive experience in the areas of business and personal succession planning, taxation, corporate and commercial law and high net worth estate succession planning.

Steven works with small- and medium-sized owner managed businesses as well as large corporations in a broad range of industries. He practises in the areas of taxation, corporate and commercial law, trusts and estate planning. Steven’s practice includes the planning and documentation of mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate and business reorganizations, preparing shareholder agreements and advising on shareholder disputes, advising on business and personal succession planning, planning and preparing estate planning documentation, attending to estate administration, advising on cross border transactions, attending to corporate and personal tax planning, and assisting in dispute resolution with the Canada Revenue Agency.

  • Past member, Aikins Executive Board
  • Past director, Winnipeg Squash Racquet Club
  • Member of Audit Committee, Jewish Foundation of Manitoba
  • Member of Membership Committee, St. Charles Golf and Country Club
  • Past Director, Rose and Max Rady Jewish Community Centre
  • Past Director, Health Sciences Centre Foundation
  • Past Director, Jewish Federation of Winnipeg
  • Past Chair, Tax Subsection, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Past Member, University of Manitoba Faculty of Law Curriculum Review Committee
  • Past Director, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre
  • Past Director, Shaarey Zedek Synagogue
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Member, The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation


  • Former Course Head and Sessional Lecturer, Corporate Tax, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
  • Former Instructor, Advanced Corporate Law, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
  • Former Course Head and Instructor, Bar Admission Course, The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Authored and co-authored numerous articles on taxation for the Canadian Tax Foundation and Federated Press
  • Drafted, edited and revised numerous articles on taxation for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Carswell Thomson Professional Publishing and the Law Society of Manitoba
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates (since 2010)
  • A leading lawyer, Corporate Tax, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (since 2012)