Citation issued: february 21, 2012

martin drew johnson

Citations are issued by the Law Society of BC's Discipline Committee and list allegations against a lawyer which will be considered at a discipline hearing. Please note that allegations in a citation are unproven until a discipline hearing panel has determined their validity.

Nature of conduct to be inquired into:

1.  On or about March 9, 2011, in the course of representing your client LP at the Kelowna Courthouse, you were involved in an altercation outside of the courtroom with SB, a police officer who was also a potential witness, contrary to the Canons of Legal Ethics and Chapter 2, Rule 1of the Professional Conduct Handbook.

This conduct constitutes professional misconduct, pursuant to s. 38 of the Legal Profession Act.