Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

August 31, 2010 15:35 ET

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for August 2010

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 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.

Nicolino Alessandro, of the City of Toronto, a paralegal applicant.
Decision: The Paralegal Applicant's application is refused.
 
Moorsaleen Kiyume Baksh (1995), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Law Society's appeal of the Order of the Hearing Panel dated April 26, 2010 is allowed. The Hearing Panel's decision is set aside. The respondent's licence to practise law is suspended on an interlocutory basis, effective seven days from the release of this Order and shall be in effect until specified terms are met.
 
Harold George Elston (1988), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence shall be suspended for four months, effective immediately, and he shall comply with specified terms.
 
Joseph Peter Paul Groia (1981), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's motion is dismissed.
 
Howard Steven Levenson, of the City of Toronto (Paralegal Applicant)
Decision: The application is allowed. A P1 licence shall be issued on specified terms.
 
Lawrence Michael Lychowyd (1988), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Respondent is reprimanded.
 
Vartan Hagop Samuel Manoukian, of the City of Toronto (Paralegal Applicant)
Decision: The Law Society shall issue a P1 licence and Mr. Manoukian shall comply with specified terms.
 
Kevin Russell Marshall (1998), of the City of Toronto
Decision: Mr. Marshall shall be suspended for one week, starting 30 days from his receipt of this Decision and Order.
 
Dunstan Dan Senjule (2002), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence is revoked as of the date of this order.
 
Scott Stewart Thibaudeau, of the Town of Walkerton (Paralegal Applicant)
Decision: A P1 licence is granted with specified conditions.
 
Roger Paul Trudel (1978) d'Ottawa
Decision : La motion ayant trait a l'ordonnance interlocutoire suspendant le permis de l'avocat rejetee. L'avocat doit avoir un cosignataire approuve par le Barreau pour les transactions du compte en fiducie jusqu'a l'audience relative a la conduite.
 
Diana Young (2002), of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer is reprimanded.

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 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:

Yiadom Akwasi Atuobi-Danso (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed July 29, 2010
 
Howard Curtis Baker (lawyer)
Town of Thornhill, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed July 29, 2010
 
Rupen Balaram-Sivaram (paralegal)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 17, 2010
 
William John Franklin Bishop (lawyer)
City of Kingston, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 9, 2010
 
Tatiana Brik (paralegal applicant)
City of Thornhill, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed August 23, 2010
 
William James Buchner (lawyer)
City of London, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed July 29, 2010
 
Robert Edward Crosbie (paralegal applicant)
Town of Richmond Hill, Notice of Referral for Hearing, Licensing, Filed August 5, 2010
 
Suzy de Jesus dos Santos (paralegal applicant)
City of Toronto, Notice of Appeal, Licensing, Filed July 30, 2010
 
Keith Louis Gordon (lawyer)
City of Woodstock, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 6, 2010
 
Ira Howard Greenspoon (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 9, 2010
 
Neal Michael Guttman (lawyer)
City of Windsor, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 16, 2010
 
Ron Allan Hatcher (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 9, 2010
 
Ali Atta Hussain (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed July 9, 2010
 
Michael Harold Kimberley (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed July 29, 2010
 
Oleg Oleksandro Kryvenko (paralegal)
City of Thornhill, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 18, 2010
 
James David Macbean Ross (lawyer)
City of Belleville, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 9, 2010
 
Donna Gayle Mason (lawyer)
City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 9, 2010
 
Gaetano Pietro Matteazzi (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 19, 2010
 
Dion Radcliffe McClean (lawyer)
City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 9, 2010
 
Aliamisse Omar Mundulai (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Amended Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed August 17, 2010
 
Carl Heinrich Schuetz (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 19, 2010
 
Charles Douglas Sutherland (lawyer)
Village of Stittsville, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 9, 2010
 
Kimberly June Wilmot (lawyer)
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 3, 2010
 
Simon Leslie Warder (paralegal)
City of Sarnia, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed August 6, 2010

If you require a copy of any specific notice, please contact the Communications Department at (416) 947-7625.

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