ONTARIO’S LAW SOCIETY
NORMALIZING CONVICTED PEDOPHILE AS LAWYER
April 3, 2017 Donald Best 13 comments
A Law Society Tribunal has approved a convicted and jailed pedophile to practice law in Ontario.
Not only that, the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) supported the pedophile’s application during the tribunal hearing, agreeing that he meets the ‘good character’ standard for licensing.
(Tribunal’s decision is here 425kb pdf)
With this latest in a series of similar approvals, it is apparent that the licensing of pedophiles and other convicted criminals as lawyers is, effectively, LSUC policy. Has the law society turned down any pedophile yet? I haven’t been able to find such a case in the archives.
Lawyer had child-sex videos showing 5-year-olds
Pedophile lawyer Ronald Davidovic
This time the pedophile applicant was Canadian-born Ronald Ori Davidovic – who was a Florida lawyer in 2004 when he was arrested and convicted for possessing and viewing thousands of child-sex videos and photos where the victims were as young as five years old.
That’s right – Davidovic is excited by five-year-old children. For years while he was a Florida lawyer, he collected child sex videos showing pre-pubescent children being abused in sexual acts.
Sentenced to five years in prison, and released after three, Davidovic is permanently registered as a sex offender the United States, but now wants to practice law in Ontario.
The Law Society of Upper Canada just declared convicted pedophile Ronald Davidovic to be ‘of good character’ and gave him the approval and support he needs to be licensed – this despite a medical diagnosis that his risk of re-offending is as high as 8.4%. The phrase ‘compulsive magnetic attraction to child pornography’ appears in Davidovic’s medical record.
Full Name Ronald Ori Davidovic
Mailing Name Ronald Davidovic
Law Society Number 74972W
Class of Licence Lawyer (L1)
Real Estate Insured †
Status Definitions In Private Practice
Business Name Law Office of Ronald Davidovic
Business Address 1224 King Street West
Phone 1 844 874 2552
Email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Practice Restrictions None
Current Regulatory Proceedings None
Discipline History None
LAW SOCIETY TRIBUNAL APPROVED A CONVICTED AND JAILED PEDOPHILE TO PRACTICE LAW IN ONTARIO.