Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

February 26, 2007 17:00 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 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.

Patricia Anne Hamilton (1981), of the City of Toronto

Decision: Member suspended for 3 months, commencing on the day that the Member's indefinite suspension, ordered with respect to Notice of Application CN78/06, concludes.

Edmund Manna-Atta Kwaw (1996), of the City of Toronto

Decision: Member reprimanded.

Chad Roy Comfort (2003), of the Town of Pelham

Decision: Member suspended for one month, commencing immediately and continuing indefinitely until the Member has produced a complete response to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Law Society.

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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