Law Society of Upper Canada



Law Society of Upper Canada

January 10, 2011 16:58 ET

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for December 2010

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2011) -

Attention News Editors:

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.

As part of this mandate, the Law Society's Hearing and Appeal Panels recently heard the following matters. Hearing and Appeal Panels are responsible for determining the appropriate disposition of cases. 

Charles Ato Amissah-Ocran (1998) of the City of Brampton
Decision: The motion is adjourned to Monday, December 20, 2010 or on another date to be set by the Tribunals Office. Starting immediately and continuing until this motion is disposed of or until further order of the Hearing Panel, the licence of the Lawyer is suspended on an interim interlocutory basis. The Lawyer shall comply with specified terms.
 
Joseph Alphonse André (1999) de Vanier
Décision : La suspension débute le 10 décembre 2010.
 
Davies Bagambiire (1995), of the City Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for one month to start on December 24, 2010. The Lawyer will refund $5,000 to Teresa Figura payable by June 30, 2011.
 
Licio Edward Cengarle (1973), of the City of Toronto.
Decision: The Lawyer's claim for costs of this appeal is denied.
 
David Chong (1981), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for one month, starting December 15, 2010 and must comply with specified terms.
 
Andrew Michael Czernik (1980), of the City of Toronto.
Decision: The Lawyer shall pay costs of $2,000 within six months of the date of this order, with interest to accrue at a rate of 2 per cent thereafter.
 
Paolo De Buono (2001), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer is reprimanded.
 
Kevin Gregory Fanick (1992), of the City of Windsor
Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for one month, starting immediately, and continuing indefinitely until a specified condition is met, to the satisfaction of the Director of Professional Regulation.
 
Michael Harold Kimberley (1999), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked.
 
Simeon Adelowo Oyelade (2004), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence is suspended for three months, starting January 14, 2011. The Lawyer shall comply with specified terms.
 
Elise Eugina Peters (2006) of the City of Toronto.
Decision: Volumes 2 and 3 of the Motion Record are received in the absence of the public. The adjournment is granted on specified terms. The motion for an interlocutory suspension is to proceed on January 14 and 26, 2011.
 
Julia Carmen Ranieri (2001), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked.
 
Simon Rosenfeld (1974), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked immediately.
 
Paul Alexander Robson (1983), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer shall be suspended for one month, starting at the end of his current administrative suspension. The suspension will continue indefinitely until specified conditions are met.
 
Aldo Tollis (1990), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer shall pay costs of $45,088.21.
 
Roger Paul Trudel (1978) d'Ottawa.
Décision : Dépens de 5 000 $ adjugés pour indemniser partiellement l'avocat.
 
Steven James Vano (1988), of the City of Toronto.
Decision: No costs are awarded arising from the appeal.

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

Notices are issued at the beginning of a regulatory proceeding, and include notices of application, notices of referral for a hearing, notices of motion and notices of appeal. Notices were issued this month as follows:

Peter Alan Athersych [Lawyer] 
City of North Bay, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 15, 2010 
 
Ann Bruce [Lawyer] 
City of Hamilton, Notice of motion for interlocutory suspension or restriction order, Filed December 12, 2010 
 
Karen Rosalee Caroline Cunningham [Lawyer] 
City of Mississauga, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed November 22, 2010 
 
Dora Maria Cordeiros De Sousa [Paralegal]  
City of Vaughan, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 16, 2010 
 
Howard Sanford Dyment [Lawyer] 
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed November 30, 2010  
 
Helen Florentis [Lawyer] 
City of Sudbury, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 13, 2010 
 
Mario Giangioppo [Paralegal Applicant]  
City of Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed November 9, 2010 
 
William George Jeffery [Lawyer] 
City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 15, 2010 
 
Donna Marie Jones [Lawyer] 
City of Cornwall, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 16, 2010 
 
Wayne Fitzroy Leacock [Lawyer] 
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 7, 2010 
 
Richard Ian Kesten [Paralegal Applicant] 
City of Toronto, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed June 30, 2010 
 
Ryan Jesse Manilla [Lawyer Applicant] 
Thornhill, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed October 5, 2010 
 
Tom Raymond Martin [Lawyer] 
City of Hamilton, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 16, 2010
 
Jack George McGee [Lawyer] 
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 13, 2010 
 
Selwyn Milan McSween [Former Lawyer] 
City of Toronto, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed November 23, 2010 
 
Pradeep Briglal Pachai [Former Lawyer] 
City of Toronto, Notice of Appeal, Filed December 22, 2010
 
Carla Pereira [Paralegal] 
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 10, 2010 
 
Jolan Simms [Paralegal] 
Town of Richmond Hill, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed November 30, 2010 
 
Scott Stewart Thibaudeau [Paralegal] 
Town of Walkerton, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed July 22, 2010 
 
Stanley James Thomas [Lawyer] 
City of Sudbury, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed December 14, 2010 

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