Unauthorized Practitioner

Schneider, John

Other names: Rynd, John

John Rynd, a.k.a. John Schneider, of Alberta, consented to an order prohibiting him from engaging in the practice of law in British Columbia and from commencing, prosecuting or defending proceedings in court, regardless of whether he charges a fee for doing so. Mr. Rynd is also prohibited from representing himself as a lawyer in British Columbia. Mr. Rynd is a former member of the Law Society of Alberta who resigned his membership in the face of disciplinary proceedings. The Law Society received a complaint that, through a business, Mr. Rynd had provided legal services with respect to ticket disputes in the Provincial Court of British Columbia.

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