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.**

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

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.

Brian (Woody) A. Langford
Hearing Date(s): September 18, 2019 (Conduct Hearing)
September 29, 2020 (Consequences Hearing) (Decision Pending)
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity [x3]
Failure to Encourage Public Respect for the Administration of Justice
Bonnie L. Gembey
Hearing Date(s): February 18, 2021
Counsel for Member: J. Richard Wolson, Q.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to File Annual Member Report for the Year 2016
Failure to Respond Promptly and Completely to the Law Society [x3]
Bonnie L. Gembey
Hearing Date(s): February 18, 2021
Counsel for Member: J. Richard Wolson, Q.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to Respond Promptly and Completely to the Law Society [x2]
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): to be set
Counsel for Member: Faron Trippier
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Robert C. Lee
Hearing Date(s): February 24, 2021
Counsel for Member: William Haight
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Conflict of Interest
Breach of Confidentiality
John L. Sinclair
Hearing Date(s): October 19-30, 2020 (adjourned new dates to be set)
Counsel for Member: Gavin Wood
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity [x4]
Breach of Undertaking to the Law Society [x3]
Withdrew Money from Trust Account to Pay Fees and Disbursements Without Sending or Delivering a Statement of Account [x3]
Failure to Deposit Trust Money into Pooled Trust Account
Quality of Service [x4]
Charged and Accepted Fees and Disbursements that were not Fair and Reasonable and not Disclosed in a Timely Fashion [x3]
Failure to Observe Relevant Rules and Law About Preservation of Client Property and Account Promptly for Property [x4]
Conflict of Interest
Failure to Answer with Reasonable Promptness Professional Letters from Lawyers and the Law Society [x3]
Overdrew Trust Ledger for Client’s Account
Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C.
Hearing Date(s): December 7, 2020 (Motion) (withdrawn)
to be set (Hearing)
Counsel for Member: Charles Huband
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
Gregory L. Bauman
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Thomas Frohlinger
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Conflict of Interest
Jason A. Goldberg
Hearing Date(s): to be set
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
Darcy F. Purvis
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Stephen Vincent
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Richard M. Alcock
Hearing Date(s): February 9, 2021
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Quality of Service
Orvel L. Currie
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Faron Trippier
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Jeffrey M. Rabb
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: J. Richard Wolson, Q.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity [x2]
Karen L. Webb
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity
Quality of Service [x2]
Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C.
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Saul Simmonds, Q.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Quality of Service [x2]
Failure to be Courteous, Civil and Act in Good Faith
Joseph G. Fiorino
Hearing Date(s): February 9, 2021
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to Respond Promptly and Completely to the Law Society
Gregory L. Bauman
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Thomas Frohlinger
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Conflict of Interest
Quality of Service