Monday, November 6, 2017

Suspension For Assault

A disciplinary sanction of the Law Society of Alberta reported by the Edmonton Sun

A prominent Edmonton criminal lawyer is suspended from practising law for one year after being convicted of assault. 

The Law Society of Alberta issued a suspension notice Tuesday, explaining the Court of Queen’s Bench imposed the order on Renu Prithipaul, who also goes by Ravi. 

Prithipaul, a past president of the Criminal Trial Lawyers’ Association, pleaded guilty Oct. 2 to three counts of assault. 

He was sentenced Oct. 6 with a $200 victim fine surcharge and a 10-year firearm probation. He will spend one year under house arrest.

The custodian for Prithipaul’s practice is lawyer Rod Gregory. 

There is a publication ban on the identity of underage victims and the identity of a complainant or witness.

(Mike Frisch)

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