For the Record: The Joseph Groia decision

Further update on Joseph Groia Appeal before the Court of Appeal - July 2016


To obtain any court documents, contact the Court of Appeal File No. C60520

June 21, 2016 – On consent of the parties, the Court of Appeal orders a stay of the penalty pending Mr. Groia’s application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.

June 14, 2016 –  The Court of Appeal releases its reasons (CanLII: 2016 ONCA 471) and the majority dismisses the appeal. The majority upholds the Appeal Division’s decision regarding a one month suspension and $200,000 in costs.

December 14, 15 and 16, 2015 – The Court of Appeal Justices MacPherson, Cronk, and Brown hear the appeal.

September 24, 2015 - Further update on Joseph Groia Appeal before the Court of Appeal

May, 21, 2015 - Further update on Joseph Groia Appeal before the Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) and Leave to Appeal to the Ontario Court of Appeal

October 29, 2014 - Update on Joseph Groia Appeal before the Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court)

March 21, 2014 - Law Society Tribunal Appeal Division -- Reasons for Decision on Costs regarding Joseph Groia

December 18, 2013 - Notes on the Appeal Panel’s Decision in Joseph Groia and the Law Society of Upper Canada 

July 23, 2012 - Notes on the Hearing Panel’s Decision in regard to Joseph Groia