Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

September 04, 2013 11:02 ET

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for August 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 4, 2013) -

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.

William John Franklin Bishop (1973) of the City of Kingston

Decision: The Decision and Order of the Hearing Panel dated June 19, 2013 revoking the Appellant's licence is hereby stayed pending the hearing of the appeal on the merits.

John Victor Grant (1981) of the City of Hamilton

Decision: The Lawyer was reprimanded.

Kym Lee McGahey (2000) of the Community of Kemptville

Decision: The Lawyer's licence is suspended for six months commencing July 26, 2013 and continuing indefinitely thereafter until the Lawyer provides the outstanding materials to the Law Society Investigators.

James Maurice Melnick of the City of London

Decision: The applicant's appeal from the Decision and Order dated November 19, 2012 was allowed and he was granted a Class L1 licence.

Anna Teresa Mondano (2008), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Paralegal was suspended for one month, starting on a date to be determined. The Paralegal will pay a fine in the amount of $2,500, forthwith.

Scott Stewart Thibaudeau (2010) of the Town of Walkerton

Decision: All the conditions set out in paragraph 2 of the Decision and Order dated August 3, 2010 are and shall be discharged.

Gregory John Willoughby (2000) of the City of London

Decision: The Lawyer was reprimanded.

More information about these matters can be found on the Law Society's website: www.lsuc.on.ca/regulatory_proceedings.

Reasons for decisions when provided by the panel are available on the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website: www.canlii.org.

Regulatory Notices, which are issued at the beginning of a proceeding and include Notices of Application, Notices of Referral for Hearing, Notices of Motion and Notices of Appeal, are also available on our website: www.lsuc.on.ca/regulatorynotices.aspx?id=2147489511&sortby=lastname.

John Blackburn [Paralegal]

City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 26, 2013

John Perry Borden [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Capacity, Filed on August 1, 2013

Katharine Melissa Brooks [Paralegal]

City of Ajax, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 27, 2013

Claude Alain Burdet [Avocat]

Ottawa, Avis de requête modifié, Conduite, déposé le 09 août 2013

Roy Alan Fisher [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 12, 2013

Cherif Rafik Ghobrial [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 30, 2013

Ira Howard Greenspoon [Lawyer]

City of Hamilton, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 30, 2013

Demetrius Kotsakis [Lawyer]

City of Hamilton, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 30, 2013

Ari Benjamin Kulidjian [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 30, 2013

Brian Eric Loria [Paralegal]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 21, 2013

Warren Augustine Lyon [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Capacity, Filed on August 1, 2013

Kym Lee McGahey [Lawyer]

Community of Kemptville, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 1, 2013

Cuong The (Steven) Nguyen [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 9, 2013

Robert Joseph Potomski [Paralegal]

City of Windsor, Notice of Application, Terms and conditions dispute, Filed on August 27, 2013

Anthony Tung Long Tran [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 12, 2013

John Derek Van Dusen [Lawyer]

City of Ottawa, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 1, 2013

Viengsay Vannavong [Paralegal]

City of Toronto, Amended Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on August 6, 2013

If you require a copy of any specific notice, please contact the Communications Department at 416-947-7605.

Contact Information

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
    Communications Department
    416-947-7605
    www.lsuc.ca