Complaints, Lawyer Discipline and Public Hearings

Summary of Rule 3-7.1 Consent Agreement

George Roland Holland

Kelowna, BC

Called to the bar: September 10, 1980

Consent agreement accepted: September 15, 2021

FACTS

George Roland Holland was suspended for practising law for a period of approximately one month while administratively suspended. The administrative suspension resulted from his failure to complete his annual continuing professional development, as required by the Law Society Rules.

CONSENT AGREEMENT

Holland acknowledged that he failed to apprehend the serious nature of the suspension, that he exercised poor judgement, and that his conduct constituted professional misconduct.

Holland agreed to be suspended from the practice of law for one month. In accepting the consent agreement, the chair of the Discipline Committee considered the agreed facts and Holland’s prior professional conduct record, consisting of one prior administrative suspension for failure to complete his continuing professional development.

Rule 3-7.1 Consent Agreement