Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

July 19, 2007 14:14 ET

Law Society Tribunal Decisions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 19, 2007) - The Law Society regulates the legal profession in the public interest.

As part of this mandate, the Law Society's Hearing and Appeal Panels recently heard the following matters. Hearing and Appeal Panels are composed of Law Society benchers - lawyers and lay people who are responsible for determining the appropriate disposition of cases.

Jacqueline May Knowles (1992), of the City of Mississauga

Decision: The Member is suspended for three months, commencing September 1, 2007.

Myles Frederick McLellan (1980), of the Town of Innisfil

Decision: The Licensee is subject to an interim suspension commencing immediately and continuing indefinitely until certain conditions have been met.

Margaret Cairine Best (1996), of the City of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Decision: This matter is adjourned to November 9, 2007 on the condition that the Member executes an undertaking not to practise law.

Colin Mackenzie Cockburn (1975), of the City of London

Decision: The Licensee is suspended for one month, commencing on July 4, 2007 and continuing indefinitely until certain conditions have been met.

Tracey Marie Resetar (1975), of the City of Burlington

Decision: The Licensee is suspended indefinitely until certain conditions have been met.

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

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