From Legal Feeds
Written by Glenn Kauth
Posted date June 29, 2012
The Law Society of Upper Canada has sent a “very unhappy message to the bar” with its decision finding Joe Groia engaged in professional misconduct, according to his lawyer.
The comment from Earl Cherniak comes as a law society hearing panel ruled on Groia’s actions in the proceedings against former Bre-X Minerals Ltd. vice chairman John Felderhof. It found “Groia’s attacks on the prosecution were unjustified and therefore constituted conduct that fell below the standards of principles of civility, courtesy, and good faith required by the Rules of Professional Conduct.”
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