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THE LAW SOCIETY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA IS BASICALLY JUST A UNION FOR LAWYERS THAT PROTECTS LAWYERS It protects lawyers from consumers, not to prote

COMPLAINT ABOUT YOUR BC LAWYER?  HOW TO FILE A WITH THE BC LAW SOCIETY

COMPLAINT ABOUT A BRITISH COLUMBIA LAWYER or PARALEGAL?

HOW, WHERE, WHEN, WHY TO COMPLAIN.

What  steps you need to take and what you need to know

to file a formal complaint against any British Columbia lawyer or paralegal.

 

You also need to know if there are any complaints

against any paralegal or lawyer, any discipline history, reviews and if they are in good standing.

 

The British Columbia Law Society will not pay you money or

make a lawyer or paralegal pay you money because of his or her mistake.

Law societies exist to make lawyers rich. They call you a non-lawyer. What does that tell you?THE LAW SOCIETY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA IS BASICALLY

JUST A UNION FOR LAWYERS THAT PROTECTS LAWYERS

It exists to protect lawyers from consumers, not to protect consumers from lawyers.

 

 

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An Annual Report of the BC Law Society stated:

KNOW THE RULES

IT WILL HELP YOUR COMPLAINT!

DOES YOUR LAWYER HAVE A COMPLAINT OR DISCIPLINE HISTORY?

Click here to review complaints histories against BC lawyers and paralegals

 

HISTORY OF COMPLAINTS AGAINST BC LAWYERS

 

There are about 8330 practicing lawyer/members of the British Columbia Law Society

 

Complaints against BC lawyers run about 1500 a year.

 

The law society of British Columbia rejects most complaints against lawyersThis is indicative of a general dissatisfaction with the service being provided. In private industry, complaint levels this high would cause heads to roll.

 

However, of all the complaints received only about ten percent will ever get as far as a discipline hearing in British Columbia.

 

The rest will be dismissed or closed at the preliminary stages

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

THE LAW SOCIETY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Review the BC Lawyer Complaint Process

It is essentially a white wash designed to reject complaints against lawyers or paralegals.

Most British Columbia lawyers and paralegals are hard working, honest and reliable.

 Unfortunately, there are bad apples who make life difficult for clients and the other lawyers.

The Law Societies do not weed these bad apples out. They protect them from consumer complaints

 

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Ask CanLaw for a Reference Check Before You Hire or Retain a Lawyer in Canada. You need to check the reputation of the law office and lawyers before you provide a retainer to hire any lawyer or paralegal.

 

There is not much point in asking us after you have hired some lawyer, is there?

 

You also need to know if there are complaints against any paralegal or lawyer, any discipline history, or suspension or any bad reviews and if they are in good standing.

 

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