Citation issued: May 2, 2014
john edward roberts
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Nature of conduct to be inquired into:
1. You failed to provide a full and substantive response promptly or at all to communications from the Law Society concerning its investigation of the complaint of PM, contrary to Rules 3-5(6) and (10) of the Law Society Rules and Chapter 7, Rule 7.1-1 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia, and in particular:
a) a letter from the Law Society dated February 19, 2014;
b) one or more of the follow-up letters from the Law Society dated March 15, 2014, March 25, 2014 and April 2, 2014.
This conduct constitutes professional misconduct or a breach of the Act or rules, pursuant to section 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.