Nicole Cianci


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Nicole Cianci is an associate of the Estate Litigation practice group at Loopstra Nixon LLP. She practices exclusively in the areas of wills, estates, trusts, powers of attorney, guardianship, and capacity related litigation.

Prior to joining Loopstra Nixon, Nicole practiced estate litigation at a prominent Toronto boutique firm where she advocated on behalf of clients on a broad range of estate litigation matters, including will challenges, will and trust interpretation, contentious passings of accounts, appointment and removal of trustees and guardians, guardianship applications, and power of attorney disputes.

Nicole is passionate about assisting others plan for their future. Nicole’s experience includes drafting a variety of trust, estate, and tax planning documents as well as assisting on domestic and cross-border corporate transactions. As a certified family mediator, Nicole takes a compassionate and empathetic approach to her practice, with a commitment to establishing an unassailable client relationship.

Nicole has authored various blog posts, articles and has hosted podcasts on current issues related to trusts and estate law. 

Nicole is currently pursuing her Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation from STEP Canada.


  • York University, B.A. (Hons.), Specialization in Law and Society, Gender and Women’s Studies
  • University of Windsor Faculty of Law, J.D.
  • York University, School of Continuing Studies, Certificate in Family Mediation
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, The Osgoode Intensive Program in Wills & Estates

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario 


  • Joseph Micallef Memorial Award in Family Law, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, 2019
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Advocates Society
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Junior Trusts and Estates Practitioners (JTEP)
  • Young Women in Law
  • Executive Committee Member, Young Lawyers Division - Central Region Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors Rainbows for all Children Canada 2021-2023
  • Member, Conference Committee Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO) 2022