Unauthorized Practitioner

Ghavami, Davood

Davood Ghavami of Vancouver has consented to an order prohibiting him from holding himself out as a lawyer, appearing as counsel or advocate, preparing documents for use in a proceeding, giving legal advice, agreeing to place at the disposal of another the services of a lawyer, making an offer to provide any of these legal services, and holding himself out as being qualified or entitled to provide these legal services, except as allowed by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Ghavami was further enjoined from identifying Leonard C. Hanson as a lawyer; Hanson is a former lawyer who was disbarred in 1983.

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