TORONTO, Aug. 17 /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 Sydney Novak (1978), of the City of Vaughan
Decision: The Licensee is suspended for three months, commencing
October 15, 2007, and must comply with specified conditions.
Steven Michael Mucha (1979), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Licensee is suspended for one year, commencing November 1,
2007. Following the one year suspension, the Licensee's practice will be
restricted for a further period of one year.
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: Lisa Hall, (416) 947-7625, firstname.lastname@example.org