Citation issued: June 25, 2015
krista margaret jessacher
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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 Law Society complaint file number [number], arising from your involvement with JA and her family law matter, contrary to Rule 3-5(6) and (10) of the Law Society Rules and Rule 7.1-1 of the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia. In particular, you failed to respond substantively to one or both letters dated February 3, 2015, and March 19, 2015 by one or both of the following:
(a) not providing all the documents requested in the letter of March 19, 2015; and
(b) not answering all the requests for information set out in one or both of the letters.
This conduct constitutes professional misconduct or a breach of the Act or Rules pursuant to s. 38(4) of the Legal Profession Act.