J. Paul Mills, Q.C.


Paul’s practice encompasses three areas:
Estate Planning and Administration, including the preparation of Wills, assisting Estate Trustees with the administration of Estates, and in many cases acting as Estate Trustee;
Providing legal services and business advice to the owners and operators of privately-owned businesses, assisting them in their business strategies as well as their day-to-day business decisions; and,
Advising churches, charities and non-profit organizations on a broad range of legal matters.
Paul represents the third generation of lawyers in the Mills family at the firm. He is a grandson of Alexander Mills, K.C., one of the founders, and son of Ralph S. Mills, Q.C. Paul articled with the firm, became a Partner in 1973 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1982.

J. Paul Mills, Q.C. contributes to the Mills & Mills LLP Blog.

Year of Call
Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1964
J.D., University of Toronto, 1967
Memberships & Affiliations

Law Society of Upper Canada
Ontario Bar Association
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners


Fairlawn Avenue United Church Trustee (Chair)

Former Boards

Fred Victor Centre (Chair)
Ontario Bar Association, Charity and Not-For-Profit Section Executive
Ewart Angus Homes Inc. (Chair)
Rosedale Golf Club, Toronto
Muskoka Lakes Golf & Country Club (President)
St. James-Bond United Church (Chair)
The Scott Mission
Toronto United Church Council
UTS Alumni Association (President)
Princeton Alumni Association of Canada (President)


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