Tag Archives: Paralegal discipline

Paralegal Election Delayed: LSUC News

Front row, left to right: Marie Henein, LSM; Thora H. Espinet, Lincoln Alexander Award; Gary Yee, LSM; Breese Davies, Laura Legge Award; Law Society Treasurer Paul Schabas; Sarah E. Colquhoun, LSM; Dena D. Castro, William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award; and Joanna Radbord, LSM. Back row, left to right: Grace Alcaide Janicas, J. Shirley Denison […]

LSUC Tribunal Decisions: Paralegal Suspensions

The Law Society Tribunal is an independent adjudicative tribunal within the Law Society of Upper Canada. Panel members include staff and appointed adjudicators. The Tribunal processes, hears and decides regulatory cases about Ontario lawyers and paralegals, in the public interest. Paralegals can be Tribunal members and may represent clients there, as well as be subject […]

Paralegal Competence Update, Convocation Reports – May

May 28 marked the first Convocation for 18 new lawyer Benchers elected last month, and the first for new Paralegal Standing Committee (PSC) Chair Michelle Haigh. “I am thrilled to provide my first report as Chair of the Paralegal Standing Committee to Convocation today,” Haigh said. “I am nervous, energized and extremely excited to take […]

Paralegal Professionals

Conduct & Character: Recent Law Society Tribunal Decisions

The Law Society Tribunal is an independent adjudicative tribunal within the Law Society of Upper Canada, consisting of staff and appointed adjudicators. It processes, hears and decides regulatory cases about Ontario lawyers and paralegals, in the public interest. Amiri Ali Amiri, of Oakville, will get a new hearing before a new panel of the Hearing […]

Paralegals

Junior Ebagua’s Licence Revocation Stands

Toronto paralegal Junior Osas Ebagua’s licence revocation appeal has been dismissed. Ebagua’s licence had been revoked in 2012, after a panel found he had engaged in professional misconduct and conduct unbecoming a paralegal licensee, and was ungovernable. A panel found he had: Failed to provide written representations and documents as requested by the Law Society in […]

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