Complaints, Lawyer Discipline and Public Hearings

 

Citation issued: October 30, 2019; amended October 23, 2020

Daniel Markovitz

Citations are authorized by the Law Society of BC's Discipline Committee and list allegations against a lawyer that will be considered at a discipline hearing. Please note that allegations in a citation are unproven until a discipline hearing panel has determined their validity.

Nature of conduct to be inquired into:

1.  You gave an interview to a reporter in which you disclosed confidential information of a former client that was contained in a Crown disclosure package, contrary to one or more of rules 3.3-1, 3.3-2, 7.5-1 and 7.5-2 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia and in breach of the implied undertaking rule.

This conduct constitutes professional misconduct, pursuant to s. 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.