Professor of Law
PO Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2
- Elder law
- Tax policy
- Wills, trusts and estates
- Pension law
- Business law
- BA (King's)
- LLB (Queen's)
Professor Woodman has taught a wide range of upper-law courses, with primary emphasis on tax courses and the law of trusts.
- Elder Law (LAWS 2223)
- Equity and Trusts (LAWS 2033)
Areas of supervision: Taxation, Succession, Property, Trusts, Estate Planning, Tax Policy, Elder Law
Professor Woodman's research interests include Tax Policy, Women and the Economy, Elder Law, Social Assistance and Succession Law.
Professor Woodman has a written on a wide array of subjects including the impact of the tax system on women.
- Editor and contributor (with Mark Gillen), The Law of Trusts: A Contextual Approach, (Toronto: Edmond Montgomery, 2000). The second edition is forthcoming Spring 2006.
- "The Taxation of Aquaculture in Canada: A Comparison with the Taxation of Agriculture and Its Policy Implications" to be published with David Vanderzaag ed. (forthcoming 2006)
- "The Taxation of Trusts" in The Law of Trusts: A Contextual Approach Gillen and Woodman eds. Toronto, Edmond Montgomery, 2000.
- "Women, The Law and the Economy: Reflections from the Income Tax System" (l998), 47 U.N.B.L.J. 311-324.
- "Financial Obligations of Parents to Adult Disabled Children: Inter Vivos"  E.P.T.J. 131-153.
Service & activity
- Chair of the Dalhousie Pension Advisory Committee for the Dalhousie Pension Plan
- 2003 Member of the Advisory Group to the Law Commission of Nova Scotia on the Reform of the Nova Scotia Wills Act