Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

August 17, 2007 15:22 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2007) - 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/.

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