Supreme Court to hear appeal in Groia case
“The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has agreed to hear an appeal from lawyer Joe Groia, who will ask the top court to explore the issue of who should regulate the conduct of lawyers defending their clients’ rights in court, his counsel, Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak, tells AdvocateDaily.com.
“Mr. Groia is delighted that the Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear his appeal. The issues at stake are of immense significance to the public, the judiciary and the legal profession,” says Cherniak, partner with Lerners LLP.”