Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

September 02, 2011 15:37 ET

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for August 2011

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2011) -

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.

Erik Bornmann of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Applicant's application for a Class L1 licence was granted.
David Gicza (1997) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for six months to commence at the end of his currently outstanding suspension.
David Harris (1975) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The hearing was adjourned on terms. The Lawyer undertook not to practise law after August 15, 2011 and not to operate a trust account until this matter is disposed of by a Hearing Panel.
Allan Honner of the City of Toronto
Decision: The application for licensing as a lawyer was granted.
Thangavel Muthali Kesavan (2003) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence was revoked.
Richard Ian Kesten of the City of Toronto
Decision: The appellant's payment schedule was varied.
Raymond Mohamed Ghanie Motee (2000) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer was reprimanded.
Pradeep Bridglal Pachai (1988) of the City of Toronto.
Decision: Costs are awarded against the appellant in the amount of $4,000.
Joseph Paradiso (1973) of the City of Vaughan
Amended Decision: The Lawyer shall be suspended for four months, commencing 30 days from July 25, 2011.
Stuart Elliot Rosenthal (1985) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence was revoked.
Wayne Graham Trainer (1978) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for three weeks, continuing indefinitely until conditions are met.
Kimberly June Wilmot (1994) of the City of Toronto
Decision: Costs of $1,000 were awarded to the Law Society after the Lawyer's appeal was dismissed.

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

Colin Laverne Campbell [Lawyer]
Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 27, 2011
Roy Francis Dmello [Lawyer]
Town of Oakville, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed on August 22, 2011
Junior Osas Ebagua [Paralegal]
Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 2, 2011
Charles William Fleming [Lawyer]
City of London, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 19, 2011
Weldon Edward Jones [Paralegal]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on Aug. 2, 2011
Jack Stephen Lambert [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on Aug. 9, 2011
Brian Allan Ludmer [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 12, 2011
David Abraham Silverman [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 11, 2011

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