TORONTO, Dec. 4 /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.
Patricia Anne Hamilton (1981), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Member is suspended for one month to commence on the day
that her current suspensions have concluded. The member shall comply with
fully the terms of the Law Society's guidelines for suspended lawyers.
Roderick Grant MacGregor (1979), of the City of Red Deer, of the Province
Decision: The application for a license is granted. The Applicant shall
comply with terms and conditions.
Joseph Markin (1974), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Licensee is reprimanded on undertaking that he will not
associate with Harry Kopyto and Reznick Services Ltd. until he has approval
from the Committee of Convocation to do so.
Carl Heinrich Schuetz (1998), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Licensee is reprimanded.
Shale Steven Wagman (1986), of the Town of Inglewood
Decision: The Member is suspended for two months commencing January 1,
2008. The Member's practice shall be supervised for a period of one year from
March 1, 2008.
Michael Winton (1973), of the City of Toronto
Decision: Michael Winton is disbarred and his licence is revoked.
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