THOMAS A. SCHUCK
Tom retired at the end of December 2018 and still resides in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.
Tom previously worked quite extensively in Oil & Gas Law and Corporate Reorganization, especially with the establishment of Family Trusts, Taxation and Estate Planning. Utilizing tax knowledge, he prepared numerous Wills and Family Trust Wills.
In March, 2000, he was one of the presenters to members of The Law Society of Saskatchewan on Multiple Trust Wills and Family Trust Wills for the Estate Planning Seminar sponsored by the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society.
Tom profitably leased oil and gas properties for clients for over 30 years and was actively involved in dealing with oil and gas issues. He had successfully litigated to the Court of Appeal on behalf of a major oil and gas producer - one of the first cases dealing with horizontal drilling.
Over the past six years, Tom also acted on many cases involving religious freedom. He successfully appealed several cases and was the lead council in cases on appeal from a Human Rights Tribunal decisions to the Court of Appeal of Saskatchewan. Tom appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada in October of 2011 in the case of SHRC (Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission) vs William Whatcott as lead counsel.
Tom is very active with church organizations and community groups, and frequently entertained in community functions as a pianist. He has served on Weyburn Rotary Club, Weyburn Chamber of Commerce, Church Council and Souris Valley Regional Care Centre.