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, hearings are mainly 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, K.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]
Caroline B. Cramer, K.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Hearing Date(s): December 7, 2020 (Motion) (withdrawn)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 (Reasons for Decision Pending)
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
Jeffrey M. Rabb
Hearing Date(s): November 24 & 25, 2022
Counsel for Member: J. Richard Wolson, K.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity [x2]
Caroline B. Cramer, K.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
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
Rohit Gupta
Hearing Date(s): January 23, 24 & 25, 2023
Counsel for Member: Saul Simmonds, K.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): December 5 & 7, 2022
Counsel for Member: J. Richard Wolson, K.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
Caroline B. Cramer, K.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
Tyler D. Warren
Hearing Date(s): October 3, 2022
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
Ryan W. Fawcett
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Greg Bartel
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Sexual Harassment
Breach of Integrity
Paul S. Vyamucharo-Shawa
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to be Courteous, Civil and Act in Good Faith
Breach of Undertaking to the Law Society
Jonathan C. Pinx
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Katherine Smith
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to be Courteous, Civil and Act in Good Faith
Communicated in a Manner that was Abusive, Offensive or Otherwise Inconsistent with Proper Tone of Professional Communications
Troy P. Harwood-Jones
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Saul Simmonds, K.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to treat Court with Courtesy and Respect
John Carpay
Hearing Date(s): February 8, 9 & 10, 2023
Counsel for Member: Tom O’Leary, K.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky/Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to treat Court with Candour, Fairness, Courtesy and Respect
Undermined the Public Respect for the Administration of Justice
Breach of Integrity
Jay Cameron
Hearing Date(s): February 8, 9 & 10, 2023
Counsel for Member: Perry Mack, K.C.
Counsel for Law Society: Rocky Kravetsky/Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Failure to treat Court with Candour, Fairness, Courtesy and Respect
Undermined the Public Respect for the Administration of Justice
Breach of Integrity
Karen L. Webb
Hearing Date(s): September 8, 2022
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
Dean C.G. Richert
Hearing Date(s): to be set
Counsel for Member: Self Represented
Counsel for Law Society: Ayli Klein
Nature of Charge(s): Breach of Integrity [x6]
Quality of Service [x2]
Failure to Respond Promptly and Completely to the Law Society [x6]