Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

August 02, 2012 16:27 ET

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for June-July 2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 2, 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.

Ali Amiri (2010) of the Town of Oakville

Decision: The Paralegal was ordered to not provide legal services connected in any way with super summary offences, including the Correador and Dookie prosecutions, and any motions, applications or appeals relating to those proceedings.

Meera Bharadwaj (1999) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The appeal was dismissed and the Appellant was permitted to surrender her licence by order dated February 22, 2012. The Appellant shall pay the Law Society's costs of $10,000.

Sebastiano Cammisuli (2008) of the City of Mississauga

Decision: The Paralegal's licence was revoked.

Junior Osas Ebagua (2009) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Paralegal's licence to provide legal services was suspended on an interlocutory basis until the penalty phase of the hearing is concluded.

Tuleep Viresh Fernando (1994) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for three months commencing on June 30, 2012 and fined $2,500.

Tadesse Gebremariam (2008) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Paralegal was suspended for one month commencing on July 13, 2012 and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.

Neal Michael Guttman (1986) of the City of Windsor

Decision: The Lawyer was reprimanded.

William Charles Hoskinson (1972) of the City of Waterloo

Decision: The lawyer was suspended for three months, commencing August 1, 2012 and ordered to pay costs of $12,000 to the Law Society.

Jan-Lee McKenzie Hughes (2008) of the Town of Oakville

Decision: The Paralegal was suspended for five months commencing on June 6, 2012.

Kenneth James (1969) of the City of Vaughan

Decision: The Lawyer's licence to practise law was suspended on an interlocutory basis, commencing July 4, 2012.

Terry Leon Kirichenko (1983) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for one month commencing August 1, 2012 and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.

Jack Stephen Lambert (1973) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for 15 months, commencing immediately.

Donna Mason (1997) of the City of Mississauga

Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for six months, commencing 30 days after the order dated June 28, 2012.

Raymond Mohamed Ghanie Motee (2002) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for 30 days, effective immediately and concurrently with his administrative suspension.

Harvey Joseph Naiman (1983) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for four months, commencing July 4, 2012.

Jonathan Bruce Payne of the Town of Huntsville

Decision: The Paralegal Applicant's application for a Class P1 licence was dismissed.

Lori Jane Prentice (2008) of the Municipality of Clarington

Decision: The Paralegal was suspended for one month commencing July 1, 2012 and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.

Arif Raza (1980) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The penalty phase of the proceeding was adjourned to July 19 and 20, 2012 on condition that the Lawyer not take on any new real estate files in the interim.

John Louis Rossi (1978) of the Town of LaSalle

Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for six months commencing immediately and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.

Brian Allen Sherman (1977) of the City of Barrie

Decision: The conditions set out in paragraphs one and three of the Order of June 24, 1993 were discharged and the Order of Convocation of January 22, 1998 was varied.

Antal Tassy (1992) of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for one month consecutive to the suspension imposed by the Order of the Hearing Panel dated March 30, 2005 and any subsequent administrative suspension.

More information about these matters can be found on the Law Society's website (www.lsuc.on.ca/regulatory_proceedings/). 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 now available on our website (www.lsuc.on.ca/with.aspx?id=693).

Ali Amiri [Paralegal]

Town of Oakville, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed on June 14, 2012

Vassilios Apostoloulos [Lawyer Applicant]

City of Toronto, Notice of Referral for Hearing, Licensing, Filed on June 26, 2012

Tiadom Akwasi Atuobi-Danso [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 7, 2012

Katherine Meghann Barraclough [Paralegal]

Town of Newmarket, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 5, 2012

Douglas Allan Brown [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 14, 2012

Daniel Frank Daly [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 19, 2012

Roy Francis Dmello [Lawyer]

Town of Oakville, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed on May 23, 2012

Bruce Jeffrey Forth [Lawyer]

City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 26, 2012

John Victor Grant [Lawyer]

City of Hamilton, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 4, 2012

Harvey Howard Hacker [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 8, 2012

Kenneth James [Lawyer]

City of Vaughan, Notice of Motion, Motion for interlocutory suspension or practice restriction, Filed on June 26, 2012

Weldon Edward Jones [Paralegal]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 13, 2012

Andrew Leonard Lafantaisie [Paralegal]

City of Sudbury, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 29, 2012

Inis Mani [Paralegal]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 4, 2012

Kym Lee McGahey [Lawyer]

Municipality of North Grenville, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 29, 2012

Victor Nnamdi Opara [Lawyer]

City of Toronto, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on May 24, 2012

Jonathan Payne [Paralegal Applicant]

Town of Huntsville, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed on July 9, 2012

Katherine Suzanne Sam [Lawyer]

City of Saskatoon, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 18, 2012

David Bradfield Sloan [Lawyer]

City of Timmins, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on June 22, 2012

Michael James Strong [Lawyer]

Town of Oakville, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 4, 2012

Joseph Gerald George White [Lawyer]

City of Ottawa, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on July 17, 2012

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