About Les Kotzer

Wills Lawyer Les Kotzer was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on Jan 31, 2013.
Read the article here, or watch a video of the medal presentation to Les on YouTube.

Listen to Les in an interview on Jewel Radio 88.5

LES KOTZER – Biography

LES KOTZER has been practicing wills and estates law since 1989 with the Law Firm of Fish & Associates.  He has been practicing with fellow author and lawyer, Barry Fish ever since.
Les graduated, on the Dean’s List, with a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Windsor Law in 1987. He was called to the bar in 1989.

Les is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Les is co-author of The Family Fight… Planning to Avoid It, The Family War… Winning the Inheritance Battle and Where There’s An Inheritance… Stories from Inside the World of Two Wills Lawyers. Les is currently working on a fourth book with co-author Barry Fish.

Les is a regular guest on TV and radio across North America including AM 740, CITY TV and the nationally syndicated Jim Bohannon Show.  He has been featured on CTV national news as a Canadian success story. Watch the video here.

Les has been featured in a number of written publications over the years as well. Some of these are The National Post, The Toronto Star, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Newsweek and Fortune Magazine. He has also co-authored many articles in newspapers and magazines including GOODHOUSEKEEPING Magazine.

Les is also a professional songwriter. One of his songs ‘These Are Our Heroes’ was part of a documentary that won the gold medal at the 2007 Houston Film Festival. Another of his songs ‘Photos In a Drawer’ has also made it to radio.

Visit Touchyourheartsongs.com to hear more samples of Les’s songs or LesKotzer.com for more information about Les Kotzer.

To view Les’s gallery of media images click here.


The Law Firm Fish & Associates is located at:
7951 Yonge St. Thornhill, Ontario
(north of Steeles Ave. and south of Hwy. 7)
Phone: 905.881.1500 OR 1.877.439.3999
(plenty of free parking)

Goldhawk Fights Back

Goldhawk fights Back

“Wills lawyer Les Kotzer is the guru of wills.”
Dale Goldhawk – Goldhawk Fights Back for You AM 740 Zoomer Radio


Les Kotzer

B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.
Law, University of Windsor


Honour’s Degree in Political Science – University of Toronto


Graduated with Bachelor of Laws Degree- University of Windsor Law


Called as a member of the Bar of the Province of Ontario


Joined the Law Firm of Fish & Associates


Co-Authored The Family Fight… Planning to avoid it with Barry Fish


Co-Authored The Family War… Winning the Inheritance Battle with Jordan M. Atin and Barry Fish


Co-Authored Where There’s an Inheritance…Stories from Inside the World of Two Wills Lawyers with Barry Fish

2013 Les Kotzer was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on Jan. 31, 2013.
2014 Barry and Les Co-Authored THE WILLS LAWYERS… Their Stories of Money, Inheritance, Greed, Family and Betrayal.

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