Complaints, Lawyer Discipline and Public Hearings

 

Citation issued: December 18, 2019

Milan Matt Uzelac

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.  Between July 2017 and July 2018, you used your trust account to receive and disburse some or all of $1,167,000 that you credited to your client AN, without making reasonable inquiries about the circumstances, including the subject matter and objectives of your retainer and the source of the funds, and without providing substantial legal services in relation to the trust funds.

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