Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

January 29, 2010 14:54 ET

Law Society Tribunal Orders and Dispositions for January 2010

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 29, 2010) -

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.

Francesco Salvatore Bernard Alfano, of the City of Burlington

Decision: The Paralegal Applicant is of good character and entitled to be issued a Class P1 licence, for oral reasons delivered.

Claude Hyman Armstong, of the City of Mississauga

Decision: The application for a P1 licence is dismissed.

Robert Balog, of the Town of Maryhill

Decision: The application for a class P1 licence is denied.

Giuseppe Bonollo, of the City of Toronto

Decision: The application for a Class P1 licence is dismissed.

Mary Martha Coady, of the Town of Arnprior

Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked.

Harold George Elston of the City of Toronto

Decision: The penalty hearing is adjourned to May 26, 2009. Effective immediately, the Lawyer shall not open or operate a trust account until further order of the Hearing Panel and is to comply with the specified terms.

Mylvaganam Inparajah (1998), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer's licence is suspended for one month, starting December 29, 2009. For the two-year period from January 29, 2010 to January 28, 2012, the Lawyer shall only practise real estate law under the supervision of another person licensed to practise law by the Law Society. Upon resuming the practice of law, the Lawyer shall comply with specified terms.

Mireille Simone Jocelyne Marie Landry (1999), of the City of Ottawa

Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for two and one-half months, starting on a date to be fixed by the Law Society, but no earlier than two months after the date of this Decision and Order.

Peter Michael Leich, of the City of Toronto

Decision: The application for a class P1 licence is dismissed.

Raymond Wai-Ming Li of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked.

Colin Cameron Leon Lyle (1998), of the City of Ottawa

Decision: The Lawyer's licence is suspended, effective as of the close of business hours on December 23, 2009, on an interim interlocutory basis.

Yaroslav Mikitchook (1975), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer's motion is granted and paragraph 2 of the Decision and Order dated January 20, 2009 suspending the Lawyer from practising is terminated.

Kevin Mark Murphy, of the City of Ottawa

Decision: A penalty of a six month suspension is imposed, starting January 11, 2010.

Parminder Singh Saini, of the City of Brampton

Decision: The application for a Class L1 licence is denied.

Vincent George Sinclair, of the City of London

Decision: The application for a class P1 licence is dismissed.

Larry Spodek, a paralegal applicant of the City Toronto

Decision: The Motion is dismissed and the appeal is to be expedited.

Clifford Allan Stephenson of the Town of Richmond Hill

Decision: The Paralegal Applicant is granted a Licence.

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

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