Paralegals: Orders and Dispositions - A
Paralegals: Orders and Dispositions - A

Paralegals: Orders and Dispositions - A

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Giuseppe Alessandro, of the City of Vaughan, appealed a Decision and Order of the Hearing Panel dated July 27, 2009.  

By Order dated June 9, 2010, the Appeal Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The appeal is dismissed.
  2. There is no order as to costs.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Paralegal Applicant, Michael J. Rombis)

Giuseppe Alessandro, of the City of Vaughan, a paralegal applicant, applied for a Class P1 licence.

By Decision and Order of the Hearing Panel dated July 28, 2009, the Hearing Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The Application is dismissed.
  2. There is no order as to costs.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Paralegal Applicant, Nadia Liva )

Nicolino Alessandro, of the City of Toronto. By Decision and Order dated August 23, 2010 the hearing panel refused his application for licensing as a paralegal. The hearing continued, by way of written and oral submissions on costs.

By Order dated February 24, 2011 the hearing panel ordered as follows:

1. The Paralegal Applicant shall pay to the Law Society of Upper Canada costs fixed in the sum of $10,000 to be paid not later than six months after the date of release of this Order.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / the Paralegal was not present and was not represented)

Nicolino Alessandro, of the City of Toronto, applied for a Class P1 licence, for licensing as a paralegal

By Decision and Order dated August 23, 2010 the Hearing Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The Paralegal Applicant’s application is refused.
  2. Should the Society wish to make submissions respecting costs, such submissions may be made in writing and filed with the Tribunals Office not later than 15 days after the date that this decision is forwarded to the parties, with a copy of such submissions being delivered to the Paralegal Applicant within the same time frame. The Paralegal Applicant’s submissions in response are to be served and filed within 10 days after delivery to him of the Society’s submissions. In the absence of submissions by the Society as above permitted, this Panel makes no order as to costs.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Paralegal Applicant, David W. Russell (one hearing date only))

Nicolino Alessandro, of the City of Toronto, a paralegal applicant, appealed to the Appeal Panel from the order of the Hearing Panel dated April 30, 2009.

By Decision and Order dated November 24, 2009, the Appeal Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The Appeal is allowed.
  2. The Order of the Hearing Panel dated April 30, 2009 is set aside.
  3. A new hearing before a different Hearing Panel is hereby ordered. The matter is to be expedited.
  4. The Appellant shall have 10 days from today to file submissions as to costs.
  5. The Respondent shall have 5 days thereafter to respond.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Paralegal Applicant, Michael J. Rombis)  

Nicolino Alessandro, of the City of Toronto, a paralegal applicant, applied for a Class P1 licence.

 

 

 

By Decision and Order dated April 30, 2009, the Hearings Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The Application is denied.
  2. The Paralegal Applicant shall pay costs of $7,000 to the Law Society.

(Counsel for the Society, Scott Clarke and Susan Heakes / the Paralegal Applicant was not present and not represented)  

Nicolino Alessandro, of the City of Toronto, a paralegal applicant, applied for a Class P1 licence.

By Order dated November 10, 2008, the Hearings Management Tribunal ordered:

  1. The November 17 - 21, 2008 hearing is adjourned on three conditions:
    1. the hearing is adjourned to February 4 - 5, 2009;
    2. Mr. Alessandro shall not provide legal services pending the final disposition of this Application; and
    3. the hearing dates are peremptory on the Paralegal Applicant, with or without counsel.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Paralegal Applicant, Michael Rombis)  

Francesco Salvatore Bernard Alfano, of the City of Burlington, a paralegal applicant, applied for a Class P1 licence.

By Decision and Order dated December 2, 2009, the Hearing Panel ordered as follows:

  1. 1. The Paralegal Applicant is of good character and therefore entitled to be issued a Class P1 licence, for oral reasons delivered.

(Counsel for the Society, Glenn M. Stuart / Counsel for the Paralegal Applicant, Nadia Liva)

Ali Amiri (2010) of the Town of Oakville. The Law Society brought a motion for an interlocutory order under s. 49.27 of the Law Society Act suspending the Paralegal's licence.

By Order dated May 18, 2012 the hearing panel ordered as follows:

  1. The motion is granted.
  2. The Paralegal shall not provide legal services connected in any way with super summary offences, including the Correador and Dookie prosecutions, and any motions, applications or appeals relating to those proceedings.
  3. This Order shall be in effect until the earliest of the following:
    1. A panel varies or cancels the order on the consent of the Law Society and the Paralegal prior to the hearing on the merits of the proceeding(s) to which the motion relates.
    2. A panel varies or cancels the order on the bases of fresh evidence or a material change in circumstances that is brought by the Law Society or the Paralegal to the panel prior to the hearing on the merits of the proceeding(s) to which the motion relates.
    3. The panel presiding at the hearing on the merits of the proceeding(s) to which the motion relates, prior to disposing of the proceeding(s), varies or cancels the order.
    4. The panel presiding at the hearing on the merits of the proceeding(s) to which the motion relates disposes of the proceeding(s).
  4. The Law Society is to provide its bill of costs and brief written submissions within one week. The Paralegal is to respond within one week thereafter.

(Counsel for the Society, Suzanne Jarvie / the Paralegal self-represented)

Claude Hyman Armstrong, of the City of Mississauga, appealed from the Decision and Order of the hearing panel dated December 23, 2009. By Order dated January 25, 2011 the appeal panel allowed the appeal and determined that a Class P1 licence was to be issued to the Appellant. The hearing continued, by way of written submissions on costs.

By Order dated July 21, 2011, the appeal panel ordered as follows:

  1. The application for costs is dismissed.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Appellant, Eugene Bhattacharya)

Claude Hyman Armstrong, of the City of Mississauga, appealed from the Decision and Order of the hearing panel dated December 23, 2009.

By Order dated January 25, 2011 the appeal panel ordered as follows:

  1. The appeal is allowed and the order of the hearing panel is set aside.
  2. A Class P1 licence shall be issued to the Applicant.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Appellant, Eugene Bhattacharya)

Claude Hyman Armstrong, of the City of Mississauga. By Oral Motion heard on July 5, 2010, the paralegal applicant asked for an order extending the stay of the Decision and Order under appeal.

By Order dated July 5, 2010 the Appeal Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The candidate will be allowed to continue practising under the terms of Mr. Ruby's order until the decision of this Panel is released.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Appellant, Eugene Bhattacharya)

Claude Hyman Armstrong, of the City of Mississauga. By Notice of Motion dated March 3, 2010, the paralegal applicant asked for a stay of the Decision and Order of the Hearing Panel dated December 23, 2009, which dismissed the application for a P1 licence.

By Order dated March 26, 2010 the Appeal Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The Stay pending appeal is granted on the following terms:
    1. That the stay is to be in effect until the earlier of 90 days from this order or the hearing of the appeal; and
    2. That the Appellant shall be employed as a paralegal solely for Traffic Ticket People.
  2. The appeal in this matter shall be expedited.
  3. There is no order as to costs.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Appellant, Eugene Bhattacharya )

Claude Hyman Armstrong, of the City of Mississauga, a paralegal applicant, applied for a Class P1 licence.

By Decision and Order dated December 23, 2009, the Hearing Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The application for a P1 licence is dismissed.
  2. The Law Society may make written submissions with respect to costs within 21 days of the release of the Decision and Order in this matter. The Paralegal Applicant may respond with submissions in writing 14 days following the receipt of the Law Society's written submissions.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Paralegal Applicant, Eugene J. Bhattacharya )

Claude Hyman Armstrong, of the City of Mississauga, a paralegal applicant, applied for a Class P1 licence.

By Order dated March 25, 2009, the Hearing Panel ordered as follows:

  1. The Paralegal Applicant shall within 30 days of the receipt of this Order advise the Law Society in writing whether he wishes to tender further evidence, solely on the issue of his present good character.
  2. If he indicates within that period that he wishes to do so, an early date will be arranged for this Panel (who remain seized with the matter), to reassemble, and hear that evidence, and any further submissions arising from the further evidence.
  3. In the event that he chooses not to do so within the time specified, the Paralegal Applicant's application for a P1 licence is dismissed, and written submissions as to costs can be made in writing by the Law Society within 45 days of the receipt of this order. Any response to such submissions may be made within 55 days of the receipt of this order.

(Counsel for the Society, Susan Heakes / Counsel for the Paralegal Applicant, Eugene J. Bhattacharya)