Law Society Tribunal Regulatory Proceedings for April 2014

TORONTO, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Law Society of Upper Canada regulates the lawyers and paralegals of Ontario in the public interest. The Law Society ensures that all lawyers and licensed paralegals in Ontario meet standards of learning, professional competence and professional conduct that are appropriate for the legal services provided.

The Law Society Tribunal recently heard the following matters. The Tribunal, which is an independent administrative tribunal within the Law Society, is responsible for processing, hearing and deciding these cases.

Emmanuel Omon-Bhio Akioyamen (2010) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer shall be suspended for three months commencing on the date his current indefinite suspension ends, and the suspension shall continue indefinitely until specified conditions are met.

Esimaje Awani (2011) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Paralegal was suspended for one month commencing after the termination of his administrative suspension and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.

Gleb Bazov (2006) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence was suspended on an interlocutory basis and he shall comply with specified terms. The Lawyer shall be examined by a doctor for the purpose of determining whether he is or has been incapacitated as defined under the Law Society Act and a prognosis.

Jay Rudolph Bradley (2008) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Paralegal is suspended for two months and two weeks. If the Paralegal pays a fine of $5,000 to the Society no later than 25 days after the commencement of his suspension, the duration of his suspension will be one month instead of two months and two weeks.

Jodi Lynne Feldman (1984) of the City of Toronto
Decision: Further to the Decision and Order dated January 21, 2014, the Lawyer shall pay costs to the Society in the amount of $25,000.

Frederick Simon Hawa (1988) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer was ordered to pay costs of $15,182 to the Law Society.

Terence Austin Kelly (1982) of the City of Toronto
Decision: Further to the Appeal Panel's Order of August 31, 2012, the Appeal Division ordered that the Lawyer's licence is revoked, effective immediately.

Antonio D.R. Lacaria (2008) of the City of Vaughan
Decision: The Paralegal is granted permission to surrender his licence to provide legal services. If the Paralegal does not do so by April 30, 2014, his licence will be revoked.

Deborah Frances Lowes (2000) of the City of Chatham-Kent
Decision: The licensee was suspended for two months commencing July 1, 2014.

Kerlan Garfield McLean (2008) of the City of Brampton
Decision: The Paralegal shall pay a fine of $2,000.

Said Mohammedally (1996) of the City of Toronto
The Law Society's appeal from the order dated January 23, 2013 is allowed. The Lawyer shall be suspended for three months, commencing on May 26, 2014.

Paul Alexander Robson (1983) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence was revoked.

Charles Myer Rotenberg (1980) of the City of Ottawa
Decision: The Lawyer shall surrender his licence by May 2, 2014 at 5 p.m., after which if his licence is not surrendered, it will be revoked. 

Renata Snidr (2002) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Respondent's licence was revoked.

Rosario Talarico (1982) of the City of Ottawa
Decision: The costs order made by the hearing panel is set aside and the costs of the appeal are awarded to the Law Society in the amount of $12,500 all in, payable on or before July 2, 2014.

Roslyn Heather Tuer (2002) of the Community of Trenton
Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for one month commencing after the termination of her administrative suspension and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.

More information about the Tribunal process can be found on the new Law Society Tribunal website.
Reasons for decisions when provided by the panel are available on the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website.

Information about upcoming hearings is available here.

Notices of Application and Referral for Hearing are available here.

Gleb Bazov [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Amended Notice of Application, Capacity, Filed on March 28, 2014

John Blackburn [Paralegal]
City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on February 25, 2014

Kalim Urrahman Khan [Lawyer]
City of Vaughan, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on March 26, 2014

Douglas Garfield Hugh Laframboise [Lawyer]
City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on April 1, 2014

Calin A. Lawrynowicz [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on April 1, 2014

Tracey Marie Resetar [Lawyer]
City of Istanbul, Turkey, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on March 23, 2014

Roland Spiegel [Lawyer]
Town of Richmond Hill, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 30, 2014

Andrew Bishop Tulk [Lawyer]
City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on April 7, 2014

SOURCE: The Law Society of Upper Canada

For further information: If you require a copy of any specific decision, please contact Susan Tonkin, Communications Advisor, at 416-947-7605 or stonkin@lsuc.on.ca.

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