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Lawyer, 67, dodges investigators & misleads Ministry, loses licence

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 22, 2017 12:36:56 PM

 Retirement has finally come for a longtime Thornhill lawyer who was found to be liable for a long list of dubious acts allegedly unbecoming of a lawyer in Ontario.

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Topics: misconduct, trust accounting, client trust ledger, Wayne Sydney Novak, Retirement by disbarment, statements of account

CPDs at Ottawa Court: Disbursements De-Mystified

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 21, 2017 7:48:06 AM
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Topics: CCLA, CPD, Disbursements

Lies, guns and harassment: Toronto Paralegal to surrender licence

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 16, 2017 3:08:08 PM

Four years after pleading guilty to a flurry of indictable offenses a Toronto Paralegal is expected to surrender his licence.

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Topics: Law Society Tribunal Decisions

Let customers pay online, it's good for business, say banks

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 15, 2017 5:19:20 PM

Lawyers are lagging behind when it comes to adapting to consumer demand in the realm of payment options.

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Topics: Scotiabank, Canadian Bankers Association, Firm Profitability Intel

CCLA Paralegal Committee CPD event in Ottawa Nov 21

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 14, 2017 6:37:27 AM

 

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Legal accounting seminar Nov 21 at Ottawa Courthouse

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 10, 2017 12:05:11 PM

Paralegals, lawyers and students who are looking to learn more about how to effectively manage the administrative and accounting components of their legal business are being given an opportunity to learn practical skills during a seminar hosted at the Elgin St. courthouse in Ottawa later this month.

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Topics: webinar, Elgin Street, CCLA

‘Dishonest’ paralegal plays both sides, misappropriates $30k, loses licence

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 9, 2017 7:44:29 AM

Among a swath of activities and behaviours unbecoming of a paralegal in Ontario, a Richmond Hill practitioner recently had his licence revoked by Law Society of Upper Canada Tribunal.

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Topics: Law Society Tribunal Decisions, Ping Lee, misconduct, compliance, licence revoked, Barbara J. Murchie

LSUC swag possibly to become collectible in future

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 7, 2017 4:27:50 PM

Mugs, clocks, ties, scarves, cuff links and other Law Society of Upper Canada branded swag might become a hot ticket collectible item in the future.

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uLaw tech update: new tool for import call history for speedy docketing

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 6, 2017 6:39:00 AM

Recording the duration of client phone consultations for Canadian legal practitioners, clerks and administrative staff just got a whole lot easier.

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Topics: time docket, ulaw mobile, Tech update

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Hamilton lawyer suspended for mishandling money in trust

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Oct 31, 2017 1:38:32 PM

 

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