Current citations and discipline hearings


The table below shows the status of all current citations and related discipline hearings.

Discipline Cases


Name Citation authorized Facts & determination Disciplinary action Review board Status
Sumit Ahuja

November 3, 2016

Issued: November 9, 2016

Hearing:
Sept. 6/17

Decision pending

Sumit Ahuja

November 3, 2016

Issued: November 9, 2016

Hearing:
May 31/17
Decision:
July 6/17

Hearing concluded

Pamela Suzanne Boles

December 9, 2010

Issued: December 22, 2010

Hearing:
Sept. 7/11
April 11-12/12
Decision:
June 11/12

Continuation of hearing:
June 22-24/15
Aug. 31/15
Sept. 30/15
Decision:
Jan. 14/16
Summary

Hearing:
July 6/17
Oct. 12/17

May 4/16 - application to introduce fresh evidence
Decision:
Sept. 23/16 

Summary

Sept. 28-29/16 - s. 47 review
Decision:
Dec. 28/16
Summary

Judicial Review December 5 and 6, 2012
Reasons:
Jan. 9/13 

Court of Appeal Nov. 26/13(appeal of judicial review) - adjourned generally

Application to President concluded

Application to hearing panel
Decision:
Oct. 16/14 

Application to Quash Summonses
Decision:
June 18/15 

Disciplinary action hearing scheduled

 

 

Stephen John Bronstein

June 8, 2017

Issued: June 21, 2017

Citation issued

Christopher Russell James Cook

June 8, 2017

Issued: June 21, 2017

Citation issued

George Coutlee

July 6, 2017

Issued: July 13, 2017

Citation issued

Heather Catherine Cunningham

March 29, 2017

Issued: April 4, 2017

Hearing:
June 16/17

Written decision pending

Vanessa Lauren de Jong

July 6, 2017

Nov. 9/17

Hearing scheduled

Angiola-Patrizia Paola Maria De Stefanis

May 3, 2017

Issued: May 23, 2017

Citation issued

Amarjit Singh Dhindsa

July 6, 2017

Issued: July 13, 2017

Citation issued

William Terrance Faminoff

December 6, 2012

Issued: February 25, 2013

Hearing:
March 12/14
Decision:
May 9/14

Hearing:
Feb. 19/14
March 26/15
Decision:
April 28/15

Review date:
Dec. 15-16/15
March 8-9/16
May 31/16
Decision:
Jan. 26/17

Stay of suspension granted to Dec. 15/15 or further order of Review panel - on December 15, 2015 the stay was extended to March 31, 2016 or further order of the review board.
Hearing concluded

Court of Appeal pending

Daniel Bruce Geller

June 8, 2017

Issued: June 21, 2017

Citation issued

Michael Sheldon Golden

April 6, 2017

Issued: April 20, 2017

Citation issued

Gerald Anthony Gordon

August 24, 2017

Citation authorized

Glenford Emerson Greene

September 29, 2016

Issued: October 11, 2016

Hearing:
May 29/17

Decision pending

Donald Franklin Gurney

May 5, 2016

Issued: May 9, 2016

Nov. 29-Dec. 1/16
Jan. 20/17

Decision:
May 18/17

Hearing:
July 11/17
Decision:
Sept. 1/17

Summary

Decision on Disciplinary Action pending

Preliminary Application
Summary

Thomas Paul Harding

June 5, 2013

Issued: June 18, 2013

Hearing:
April 29 - May 1/14
Decision:
June 27/14

Review date:
May 14/15
Decision:
Oct. 20/15
Summary

Court of Appeal - Feb. 15-16/17
Decision:
May 2/17

To be set for disciplinary action

Gregory Neil Harney

June 8, 2017

Issued: June 21, 2017

Citation issued

Peter Krogh Jensen

July 14, 2011

Issued: August 25, 2011

Hearing:
June 6-7/12
Feb. 5-8/13
Sept. 9-12/13
Oct. 23/13
Dec. 4/13
Decision:
March 14/14

Hearing date:
Oct. 14/14
Jan. 23/15
Decision:
March 25/15

Review date:
Nov. 18/15
March 31/16
Decision:
Nov. 4/16 
Decision of the Benchers on Costs
April 20/17

Hearing concluded, judicial review in abeyance

Martin Drew Johnson

January 26, 2012

Issued: February 21, 2012

Hearing:
Nov. 14-16/12
Aug. 13-15/13
Oct. 17-18/13
Decision:
Feb. 24/14

Hearing date:
June 16/14
Decision:
Nov. 3/14

Review:
March 3/16
Decision:
May 31/16
Summary

Decision on appliction to extend time to file a Notice of Review
Aug. 27/15

Hearing concluded
Court of Appeal pending

Barclay Wayne Johnson

July 6, 2017

Issued: July 13, 2017

Citation issued

Brian Peter Grant Kaminski

September 29, 2016

Issued: October 18, 2016

Hearing:
Sept. 12/17

Hearing scheduled

Daniel Kar-Yan Kwong

April 6, 2017

Issued: April 20, 2017

Citation issued

Darryl Wayne Larson

December 8, 2016

Issued: January 5, 2017

Hearing:
Sept. 22/17

Hearing scheduled

Re: Lawyer 17

May 2, 2016

Issued: May 5, 2016

Hearing
Sept. 12/16
Dec. 2/16
Decision:
April 10/17

 Application for an Oral Hearing on Costs
Decision:
Sept. 18/17
summary

Oral hearing on costs to be scheduled

Patricia Evelyn Lebedovich

May 3, 2017

Issued: May 23, 2017

Citation issued

Jeffrey Stephen Lowe

August 24, 2017

Issued: September 8, 2017

Citation issued

William Lorne Macdonald

June 8, 2017

Issued: June 21, 2017

Citation issued

Kevin Alexander McLean

April 10, 2014

Issued: April 25, 2014

Hearing:
Sept. 23/14
Decision:
Dec. 16/14

Hearing:

Review Board:
Sept. 16/15
Decision:
March 15/16
Summary

Court of Appeal pending

Ian Frank McTavish

March 2, 2017

Issued: March 14, 2017

Hearing:

Oct. 6/17

Hearing Scheduled

Christopher Roy Penty

April 6, 2017

Issued: April 20, 2017

Rule 4-29 admission accepted

Sept. 28/17

Ronald Wayne Perrick

December 6, 2012

Issued: December 20, 2012

Hearing:
Oct. 21-25/13
Decision:
Jan. 23/14

Hearing:
April 25/14
Decision:
June 12/14

Review:
Aug. 11/15
Jan. 19/17
April 12/17

S. 47 Review decision pending

Ronald Wayne Perrick

September 26, 2013

Issued: October 8, 2013

Hearing:
June 16-19/14
Decision:
Sept. 3/14

Hearing:
April 28-29/15
July 6-7/15
Decision:
Sept. 8/15

Review:
Sept. 15/16
Decision:
Nov. 29/16
Summary

Hearing concluded

Court of Appeal pending

Gerhardus Albertus Pyper

January 29, 2015

Issued: February 11, 2015

Hearing:
Feb. 10-12/16

Motion heard February 10, 2016

Decision:

July 31, 2017
Summary

Gerhardus Albertus Pyper

March 5, 2015

Issued: March 23, 2015

Hearing:
Nov. 6/15
Jan. 25/16
Decision:
Feb. 17/16

Hearing Date:

Dec. 4/17

Hearing scheduled

Gerhardus Albertus Pyper

March 5, 2015

Issued: March 23, 2015

Hearing:
Oct. 27-29/15 
Decision:
Jan. 11/16
Summary

Hearing:
August 11/17
Decision:
Oct. 2/17

Hearing concluded

Court of Appeal Decision:
March 3/17

Application for Declarations
Decision:
June 9/16
Summary

Michael Murph Ranspot

August 24, 2017

Citation authorized

Ian David Reith

March 2, 2017

Issued: March 14, 2017

Citation issued

Pir Indar Paul Singh Sahota

May 6, 2015

Issued: May 11, 2015

Hearing:
Feb. 1-5/16
April 25-27/16
Decision:
July 25/16

Summary

Hearing:
Nov. 24/16
Decision:
May 30/17

Hearing concluded

s. 47 Review pending

Pir Indar Paul Singh Sahota

November 3, 2016

Issued: November 10, 2016

Hearing:
Oct. 24/17

Hearing scheduled

William Michael Shkwarok

June 8, 2017

Issued: June 21, 2017

Citation issued

Kenneth Joseph Spears

July 7, 2016

Issued: July 15, 2016

Hearing:
April 24-28/17
June 22-23/17
Decision:
Aug. 4/17
Summary

The Discipline Committee accepted Mr. Spears' conditional admission pursuant to Rule 4-29 at their meeting on September 28, 2017.  As a result, the citation is resolved.  Mr. Spears also obtained the permission of the Discipline Committee to resign from membership in the Law Society effective the same date and undertook not to apply for reinstatement for a period of seven years.

Kenneth Joseph Spears

December 8, 2016

Issued: January 4, 2017

Citation issued

Robert Collingwood Strother

June 10, 2009

Issued: September 8, 2009

Hearing:
Dec. 6/10
March 31/11
Decision on abuse of
process application
:
Jan. 4/12 
Decision on applicability of Chapter 7, Rule 1(a)of the Professional Conduct Handbook in allegation 1 of the citation:
May 3, 2012
Next hearing date
:
Aug. 21-24/12
Decision on application by the Law Society to amend the citation
Sept. 11/11
Next hearing date:
May 26-30/14
Aug. 21/14
Decision:
Feb. 26/15

Hearing:
Aug. 19/15
Decision:
Dec. 11/15
Summary

Review:
Jan. 24-25/17
Decision
June 26/17

Decision of the Benchers on Costs:
Aug. 16/17

Summary
Decision on an Application to Introduce Further Evidence
Dec. 22/16

Hearing concluded

s. 48 Court of Appeal pending

Leonides Tungohan

May 9, 2013

Issued: May 29, 2013

Hearing:
April 15-16/14
Sept. 15-17/14

Decision:
Jan. 14/15

Hearing:
April 17/15
Decision:
June 5/15

Review:
March 16-17/16
Decision:
Dec. 12/16

Decision on an Application for Extension of Time:
Aug. 30/17
Summary

Decision of the Review Board on Clarification and Costs
May 30/17

Summary

Decision on Preliminary Question:
Sept. 8/14

Decision on Jurisdiction
July 9/15 

Decision on costs of application on jurisdiction
Nov. 18/15

Decision on Application for Stay
Dec. 1/15

Court of Appeal pending

Gary Russell Vlug

March 1, 2012

Issued: April 2, 2012

Hearing:
June 3-5/13
Decision:
Feb. 26/14

Hearing:
April 28/14
Decision:
Sept. 5/14

Review:
June 10/15
Decision:
Dec. 31/15  Review Decision
Summary

Dec. 31/15  - Application to Introduce Fresh Evidence
Summary

Decision on Application for Stay

Decision on Application for Extension of Stay

Extension of stay to Oct. 1/2015

On Sept. 21/15 stay extended pending further order of Review panel

Court of Appeal Feb. 15-16/17; stay of suspension granted pending appeal or further order of the court
Decision:
May 2/17

Date for s. 47 Review to be scheduled

James Peter Young

August 24, 2017

Citation authorized

Malcolm Hassan Zoraik

September 29, 2016

Issued: October 20, 2016

Hearing:
July 27-28/17
Decision:
Sept. 26/17

Disciplinary action hearing to be scheduled