Law Society Tribunal Decisions



    TORONTO, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - The Law Society regulates the legal profession
in the public interest.
    As part of this mandate, the Law Society's Hearing and Appeal Panels
recently heard the following matters. Hearing and Appeal Panels are composed
of Law Society benchers - lawyers and lay people who are responsible for
determining the appropriate disposition of cases.

    Wayne Curtis (2000), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The Licensee is suspended for four months, to commence at the
    conclusion of his current administrative suspensions. The Licensee shall
    comply with specified terms and conditions.

    John William James Gullett (1975), of the Town of Huntsville
    Decision: The Licensee is suspended for two months commencing the date of
    this Order, and continuing indefinitely until the Licensee has complied
    with specified terms.

    James Alexander Kay (1992), of the City of Mississauga
    Decision: The Appeal from decisions and orders of the Hearing Panel dated
    April 13, July 24 and August 25, 2006 is dismissed.

    Myles Frederick McLellan (1973), of the Town of Innisfil
    Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for six months, commencing at the later
    of either the conclusion of his current suspensions, or when he is
    relieved of his undertaking not to practice. The suspension will continue
    indefinitely until specified conditions have been met. Upon return to
    practice, and continuing for two years, the Lawyer will comply with
    additional terms.

    Richard Angelo Piner (1959), of the City of London
    Decision: The Lawyer is granted permission to surrender his licence
    within 30 days of the date of the Order, failing which, his licence will
    be revoked.

    Marvin Barry Shifman (1980), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: The Lawyer will be reprimanded. He shall meet specified
    conditions, failing which, the Lawyer will be suspended indefinitely
    until the conditions are met.

    Robert Charles Stockey (1974), of the City of Brampton
    Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for one month, commencing at the
    conclusion of his current administrative suspension, and continuing
    indefinitely until he has complied with specified terms.

    Leon Stanley Wickham (1987), of the Town of Aurora
    Decision: The Applicant is readmitted subject to specified terms and
    conditions.

    Michael Winton (1973), of the City of Toronto.
    Decision: There shall be no costs payable by Mr. Winton.

    More information about these matters can be found on the Law Society's
website at http://www.lsuc.on.ca/regulation/a/discipline/. Reasons for
decisions when provided by the panel are available on the Canadian Legal
Information Institute (CanLII) website at http://www.canlii.org/.




For further information:

For further information: Susan Tonkin, (416) 947-7605, or
stonkin@lsuc.on.ca


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