uLawPractice Blog

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

Opponents to LSUC's 'compelled speech' policy lose 38-16

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Dec 8, 2017 5:04:52 AM

In a relatively split decision earlier this month, Ontario’s regulator for legal practitioners squashed a motion allowing lawyers and paralegals to choose whether to submit a controversial “statement of principles’ to the law society by the end of the year.

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Topics: Statement of Principles, lsuc, mandatory requirement, bencher, joe groia, non-compliance, racialized, compelled speech