Law Society of Saskatchewan Order and Notice of Suspension: George Combe

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An Order has been released by the Hearing Committee in relation to the matter of Law Society of Saskatchewan v George Combe. The following allegations against the Member were proven:

1. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, personally harass L.S., an administrative assistant at his place of work;

2. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with L.S., his co-worker, in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer;

3. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with K.Z., his co-worker, in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer;

4. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with J.K., his co-worker, in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer;

5. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with C.H., his co-worker, in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer;

6. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with C.B., his co-worker, in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer;

7. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with M.R., his co-worker, in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer;

8. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with L.R., his co-worker, in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer;

9. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with L. W., his co-worker, in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer;

10. did, in the course of his professional practice at the Saskatoon City Criminal Law Office of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, behave toward and/or communicate with certain clients in a manner that was abusive, offensive or otherwise inconsistent with the proper tone of a professional communication from a lawyer.

Further, the Hearing Committee issued a Notice of Suspension, effective July 1, 2019 in relation to Mr. Combe. Written decisions will follow.