Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

February 03, 2012 12:04 ET

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for January 2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2012) -

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.

Paolo Falzone (1982) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for one month, commencing immediately and continuing indefinitely until a specified condition is met.
Percy Glen Graves of the Town of Gravenhurst
Decision: The Order of Convocation dated September 28, 1995 and the Undertaking dated February 16, 1993 are discharged.
Munyonzwe Hamalengwa (1991) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The appellant shall pay the Law Society $12,480 as costs of his appeal from the Order of the hearing panel dated February 10, 2010.
John Gilbert Harding (1965) of the City of London
Decision: The Lawyer is suspended on an interlocutory basis.
Selwyn Milan McSween (2003) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The appeal from the Decision and Order of the hearing panel dated October 21, 2010, is allowed in part.
John Phillip Thomas Middlebrook (1999) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer is suspended on an interim interlocutory basis
Pasquale Perrelli Jr. (2008) of the City of Brampton
Decision: The Paralegal is suspended for one month, commencing at the conclusion of his administrative suspension and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.
Robert Joseph Potomski (2008) of the City of Windsor
Decision: The paralegal was suspended for one month commencing immediately and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.
Joseph Michael Jean Ditmonpetit Potvin (2001) d'Iqaluit
Décision: L'intimé est suspendu pour une période d'un (1) mois. La suspension commencera à la fin de sa suspension administrative actuelle.
Dunstan Dan Senjule (2002) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The appeal from the Decision and Order of the hearing panel dated August 23, 2010, is dismissed.
Norman Silver (1971) of the City of Toronto
Decision: the appeal from the Amended Decision and Order of the hearing panel dated April 12, 2011 is allowed. The Lawyer's four-month suspension will start three weeks after the release of the reasons in this matter or on a later date agreed on by the Society and the Lawyer.
John Charles West of the City of Windsor
Decision: the application for a Class P1 licence, for licensing as a paralegal, is denied.
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:
Jean Marc Boissonneault [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 17, 2012
Milton Markham Chambers [Lawyer]
Town of Oakville, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on December 15, 2011
Roberto Cucci [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on December 15, 2011
Andrew Michael Czernik [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on December 15, 2011
George Flumian [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 20, 2012
Munyonzwe Hamalengwa [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 20, 2012
Matthew Joseal Igbinosun [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on December 15, 2011
Lucienne MacLauchlan [Lawyer]
Town of Greater Napanee, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on December 15, 2011
John Joseph James McClinton [Paralegal]
City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on December 15, 2011
John Nunziata [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on January 3, 2012
Derek John Van Dusen [Lawyer]
City of Ottawa, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on December 15, 2011
Jennifer Georgina Ann White [Lawyer]
Town of Georgina, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on December 15, 2011
Mitchell Lewis Wolfe [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed January 17, 2012

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