Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

May 14, 2007 10:35 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 14, 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.

Marva Maureen Jemmott (1971), of the City of Brampton

Decision: The Member must continue her undertaking not to practise law until the penalty phase of her case is heard.

Winston Gauntlett Mattis (1997) of the City of Brampton

Decision: The Member is suspended on an interlocutory basis, commencing on April 25, 2007.

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:

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