uLawPractice Blog

Disbarred Barrie lawyer still owes Law Society $20,000 for investigation

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Jul 3, 2018 11:56:55 AM

Despite having returned more than $300,000 she "borrowed" from her client, a disbarred Barrie lawyer is still on the hook for covering the costs of a lengthy investigation.

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Topics: non-compliance, Law Society of Ontario, "borrowing" other people's money

Law Society mulls disqualifying adjudicators as benchers

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on May 9, 2018 11:14:14 PM

A group of Ontario paralegals are attempting to disqualify deputy judges and adjudicators from sitting as benchers at the Law Society of Ontario.

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Topics: Law Society of Ontario, paralegal ontario

Lawyer charged with child porn still allowed to practice law

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Apr 23, 2018 7:46:00 AM

A Toronto criminal lawyer currently facing charges of possessing child porn has been allowed by the Law Society to continue practicing as a lawyer despite the heinous criminal charges he faces.

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Topics: lsuc, Law Society of Ontario, reputational risk, child porn

Toronto Paralegal dodges investigators, gets suspended & fined

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Apr 18, 2018 8:04:29 AM

An uncooperative Toronto paralegal with a past history of misconduct is being slapped with a fine and a suspension for avoiding regulatory agents who want to see her practice management and legal accounting records.

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Topics: non-compliance, Law Society of Ontario, suspension, paralegal ontario

What is Bx, Cx, Ux, and Px? (CPD webinar)

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Apr 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Just because it's Friday the 13th doesn't mean Ontario lawyers can't benefit from an hour of CPD credits before the weekend begins. 

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Topics: Law Society of Ontario, Continuous Professional Development

Law Society of Ontario urges Maldives to give lawyers their licenses back

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Jan 4, 2018 5:51:14 PM

 

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Topics: Maldives, Law Society of Ontario, authoritarianism