Law Society Tribunal Decisions

    TORONTO, March 21 /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.

    Carrie-Lynn Elizabeth Barkley (2000), of the City of Ottawa
    Decision: Member suspended for a period of 12 months, commencing at the
    conclusion of her administrative suspension

    David Mark Marcovitch (1986), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: Paragraph 4 of the Order dated April 12, 1999 in
    Complaint D77/98 has been fulfilled and it is not necessary for the
    Member to be supervised any longer

    Irvin Peter Van Otterlo (1992), of the City of Toronto
    Decision: Member shall be suspended for a period of seven months,
    commencing at the end of his current administrative suspension

    Kerry Patrick Evans of the City of Barrie
    Decision: The Appellant's membership in the Law Society is restored. He
    shall practise only as an employee of another member of the bar, for a
    period of two years from the date of this Order

    More information about these matters can be found on the Law Society's
website at Reasons for
decisions when provided by the panel are available on the Canadian Legal
Information Institute (CanLII) website at

For further information:

For further information: Lisa Hall, (416) 947-7625,

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