Law Society of Saskatchewan Penalty Decision and Hearing Notice: Roch Dupont

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A decision has been released in relation to the matter of Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Roch Dupont. The following allegations against the Member were proven:

  1. Did fail to disclose or account for fees and disbursements charged to his client, PFF, in a timely fashion;
  2. Did fail to, within a reasonable time, deliver a bill or other written notification to his client, PFF, in connection with an invoice dated December 30, 2014 rendered to PFF totaling $12,502.03;
  3. Did pay out to third parties trust monies held on behalf of his client, PFF, without the knowledge or consent PFF;
  4. Did pay out to third parties trust monies held on behalf of his client, PFF, without verifying the validity of the third parties’ claims to said monies;
  5. Did, through recklessness, mislead a fellow lawyer, PJ, United States legal counsel for PFF, by stating that he had sent the information PJ was requesting on behalf of PFF, without regard for whether his statements were true or false.

For more information on Law Society of Saskatchewan discipline proceedings please visit the Discipline Section of the Law Society of Saskatchewan website.

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