Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society of Upper Canada

June 30, 2009 15:29 ET

Law Society Tribunal Orders and Dispositions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 30, 2009) -

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.

Julie Evelyn Amourgis (1971), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The order dated January 21, 1999 is discharged. The Lawyer shall participate in a practice review within six months of June 23, 2009 and abide by specified terms.

Colin Laverne Campbell (1972), of the Town of Oakville

Decision: The matter shall be adjourned for a case teleconference on September 8 on condition that until resolution of this matter or further Order of the Panel, the Lawyer shall be indefinitely suspended from June 15, 2009.

David Grant Isaac (1974), of the City of Mississauga

Decision: The Lawyer is reprimanded. The Lawyer shall meet specified terms.

Jaroslaw Miasek (2002), of the City of Oakville

Decision: The Lawyer is reprimanded.

Joseph Paradiso (1973), of the City of Vaughan

Decision: The stay granted on March 24, 2009 is extended to the earlier of the date of hearing of the Appeal or August 31, 2009. All other terms of the March 24, 2009 Order remain in effect.

Julia Carmen Ranieri (2001), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer is suspended for six months, starting April 27, 2009 and continuing indefinitely until the Lawyer has met specified terms. At the end of the suspension period and continuing for two years, the Lawyer shall be employed by, or practise in association with, another lawyer who will supervise the practice of the Lawyer.

Matthew Roland Riddell, of the City of Toronto, a paralegal applicant

Decision: The Appeal Panel ordered that on consent, the costs order is set aside and the appeal is dismissed as abandoned.

Walter Wysocky (1981), of the City of Toronto

Decision: The Lawyer shall undertake that he will not practise law while the applications before the Hearing Panel remain unresolved. These applications are adjourned until 9:30 a.m. on June 23, 2009.

More information about these matters can be found on the Law Society's website at Reasons for decisions when provided by the panel are available on the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website at

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