Complaints, Lawyer Discipline and Public Hearings

 

Citation issued: October 5 2021

Robert Phillip Cherniack

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.  On February 26, 2021, you wrote and sent an email to SN, a lecturer, containing discourteous and offensive remarks directed to her, contrary to one or more of rules 2.2-1, 7.2-1 and 7.2-4 and section 6.3 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia.

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