Upcoming Discipline Hearings

Unless otherwise indicated, all hearings are held at

The Law Society of Manitoba,
200 – 260 St. Mary Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0M6

**Due to COVID-19, all hearings are currently being held by video conference. For inquiries, please contact Lee-Ann Harrison.**

Hearings are open to the public unless the Law Society hearing panel orders otherwise.

For inquiries to attend a hearing, please contact Lee-Ann Harrison at least 24 hours prior to the hearing date so that accommodations for attendance can be arranged.

Please note that the dates and times of hearings are subject to change.

Please contact Lee-Ann Harrison at the Law Society of Manitoba at 204-942-5571 to confirm.

Jonathan A. Richert
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: J. Richard Wolson, Q.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity [x5]
Charged and Accepted a Fee that was not Fair and Reasonable
Duty to Lawyers – Failure to Respond to Communications and Fulfill Commitments [x3]
Quality of Service [x3]
Failure to Account Promptly and Deliver Client Property upon Termination of Retainer
Duty to Lawyers – Failure to Cooperate with Successor Lawyer [x2]
Failure to be Courteous and Act in Good Faith Dealing with Practice Reviewers
Breach of a Trust Condition/Undertaking [x2]
Orvel L. Currie
Hearing Date(s): March 18, 2022 (Reasons for Decision Pending)
Counsel for Member: Faron Trippier
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C.
Hearing Date(s): December 7, 2020 (Motion) (withdrawn)
to be set (Hearing)
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: David Skwark (Motion)
Rocky Kravetsky (Hearing)
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to treat Court with Candour, Fairness, Courtesy and Respect
Charged and Accepted a Fee that was not Fair and Reasonable and Disclosed in a Timely Fashion
Failure to be Courteous, Civil and Act in Good Faith [x2]
Quality of Service
Breach of Integrity
Conflict of Interest
Jason A. Goldberg
Hearing Date(s): June 14, 2022
Counsel for Member: William Haight
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity [x2]
Quality of Service
Failure to be Courteous, Civil and Act in Good Faith
Breach of Confidentiality
Conflict of Interest
Orvel L. Currie
Hearing Date(s): March 18, 2022 (Reasons for Decision Pending)
Counsel for Member: Faron Trippier
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Jeffrey M. Rabb
Hearing Date(s): November 24 & 25, 2022
Counsel for Member: J. Richard Wolson, Q.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity [x2]
Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C.
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Quality of Service [x2]
Failure to be Courteous, Civil and Act in Good Faith
William (Bill) R. Murray
Hearing Date(s): June 20, 21 & 22, 2022
Counsel for Member: Garry Sinnock
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Charged and Accepted Fees that were not Fair, Reasonable and Disclosed in a Timely Fashion
Breach of Trust Accounting Rules
Ellery G. Strell
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Keith Ferbers
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Breach of Undertaking to the Law Society
Charged and Collected a Fee that was not Earned and not Fair and Reasonable
Charged and Accepted Fees and Disbursements that were not Fair, Reasonable and Disclosed in a Timely Fashion
Gary S. Stern
Hearing Date(s): May 11, 2022
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Quality of Service [x2]
Rohit Gupta
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Saul Simmonds, Q.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Hindering a Police Investigation by Concealment, Destruction or Alteration of Incriminating Physical Evidence
Jonathan L. Black-Branch
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Greg Bartel
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
James (Jay) C. Prober
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: J. Richard Wolson, Q.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to be Courteous and Civil
Making Public Statements which have a Substantial Likelihood of Materially Prejudicing a Party’s Right to a Fair Trial
Harley J. Greenberg
Hearing Date(s): May 25, 2022
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Quality of Service [x2]
Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C.
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: David Hill
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity (Misappropriation)
Failure to Respond Promptly and Completely to the Law Society
Breach of Undertaking to the Law Society
Karen A. Burwash
Hearing Date(s): July 26, 2022
Counsel for Member: Gavin Wood
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Quality of Service
Breach of Undertaking to the Law Society
Tyler D. Warren
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Breach of Undertaking to the Law Society
Failure to Obtain and Record Client Identification