Complaints, Lawyer Discipline and Public Hearings

Summary of Rule 3-7.1 Consent Agreement

Zao (Aidan) Huang

Surrey, BC

Called to the bar: August 14, 2018

Consent agreement accepted:  September 28, 2021

FACTS

Zao (Aidan) Huang admitted that he threatened an adult family member with bodily harm, intimidated her and assaulted her on two separate occasions. He also admitted he struck a minor with a weapon or imitation weapon. He was charged with two counts of assault, one count of uttering a threat and one count of assault with a weapon or an imitation weapon. The charges were later withdrawn.

Since his criminal charges, Huang has attended a number of counselling sessions. He said that he has realized the impact of his mistakes and has expressed remorse to his victims.

CONSENT AGREEMENT

Huang admitted his conduct constituted conduct unbecoming the profession and agreed to be suspended for three months. In accepting the consent agreement, the chair of the Discipline Committee considered an agreed statement of facts and the fact that Huang did not have a pre-existing professional conduct record.

Rule 3-7.1 Consent Agreement