Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

November 02, 2011 14:14 ET

Law Society Regulatory Proceedings for October 2011

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 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.

Howard Curtis Baker (1988) of the Town of Richmond Hill
Decision: The Lawyer was granted permission to resign his membership in the Law Society and to surrender his licence to practise law.
William Lloyd Bathurst (2008) of the City of Chatham
Decision: The Paralegal's licence was revoked and he was ordered to pay costs to the Law Society in the amount of $36,250.00.
Angelina Marie Codina (1983) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The appeal of the Order of the Appeals Management Tribunal dated April 15, 2010 was dismissed.
Lee Bradley Gilmore (2008) of the City of London
Decision: The Paralegal's licence was revoked
Munyonzwe Hamalengwa (1991) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The appeal from the Amended Decision and Order, dated February 10, 2010, was dismissed.
Ron Allan Hatcher (1994) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer was suspended for 12 months, commencing November 4, 2011.
Donna Marie Jones (2000) of the City of Cornwall
Decision: The Lawyer's licence to practice law was revoked.
Weldon Edward Jones (2008) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Paralegal was suspended for one month, commencing September 30, 2011 and continuing indefinitely until specified conditions are met.
Franck Laveaux (1994) d'Ottawa
Décision : L'avocat est suspendu pour 2 mois avec conditions et dépens.
Aliamisse Omar Mundulai (2005) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Appellant was ordered to pay costs to the Law Society in the amount of $2,000, with respect to his motions to stay proceedings and enforcement of the hearing panel's order.
Robert Joseph Potomski (2008) of the City of Windsor
Decision: The Paralegal was ordered to pay $3,000 within 12 months of September 21, 2011.
Tariq Tayab Shah (1998) of the City of Mississauga
Decision: The Lawyer was suspended immediately pending the ultimate ruling in the penalty stage
Graham Edward Wilson (1992) of the City of St. Catharines
Decision: The Lawyer was suspended on an interlocutory basis until specified conditions are met.
Walter Wysocky (1981) of the City of Toronto
Decision: The Lawyer's licence to practice law was revoked.
More information about these matters can be found on the Law Society's website (http://www.lsuc.on.ca/). Reasons for decisions when provided by the panel are available on the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website (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:
Peter James Doucet [Lawyer]
City of Timmins, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on October 26, 2011
Hector H. Emond [Lawyer]
City of Ottawa, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed September 30, 2011
Percy Glen Graves [Lawyer]
Town of Gravenhurst, Notice of Application, Reinstatement, Filed on October 27, 2011
Ron Allan Hatcher [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Notice of Appeal, Appeal, Filed on October 26, 2011
James Alexander Kay [Lawyer]City of Mississauga, Notice of Application, Terms dispute proceeding, Filed on October 21, 2011
Phillip Daniel Kennedy [Lawyer]
Town of Richmond Hill, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed on November 18, 2011
Irene May Kimberley [Lawyer]
City of Toronto, Amended Amended Amended Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed October 7, 2011
Michael James Strong [Lawyer]
City of Oakville, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed October 17, 2011
Gerrard Trueman Tuck [Paralegal Applicant]
City of Belleville, Notice of referral for hearing, Licensing, Filed on October 17, 2011
Neil Prescott Williams [Paralegal]
City of Brampton, Notice of Application, Conduct, Filed October 7, 2011

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