lx ONTARIO REPORTS JULY 13, 2018
Volume 28, July 2018
Orders LAWYER MATTERS
2. This order shall be in effect until the earliest of the following:
a. A panel varies or cancels this order on the consent of the Society
and the licensee prior to the hearing on the merits of the
proceeding to which the motion relates;
b. A panel varies or cancels this order on the basis of fresh evidence
or a material change in circumstances that is brought by the
Society or the licensee to the panel prior to the hearing on the
merits of the proceeding to which the motion relates;
c. The panel presiding at the hearing on the merits of the
proceeding to which the motion relates, prior to disposing of the
proceeding, varies or cancels this order;
d. The panel presiding at the hearing on the merits of the
proceeding to which the motion relates disposes of the
3. The Lawyer shall comply fully with the terms of the Law Society’s
Guidelines for Lawyers Who Are Suspended or Who Have Given an
Undertaking Not to Practise while suspended pursuant to this order.
4. The costs of this motion will be reserved to the Hearing Division panel
presiding at the merits of the proceeding.
(Counsel for the Society, Deborah McPhadden / the Lawyer was assisted
by Duty Counsel, Stanley Wayne Morris)
June 19, 2018
The Law Society alleged that Stephen George Reynolds, 1992, of
Ottawa-Carleton, committed professional misconduct.
The panel determined, that the following allegation was established:
•;Since;July;21,;2017,;contrary;to;rule;7.1-1;of;the;Rules of Professional
Conduct, and section 49.3(2) of the Law Society Act, the respondent
has failed to cooperate with two investigations of the Law Society, by
failing to provide a prompt and complete response to requests made
in writing by the Law Society for information and documents.
The panel orders:
1. The respondent’s licence to practice law shall be suspended for one
month, commencing July 1, 2018.