In Ontario, a client has sued her former lawyer for the costs awarded against the client in a suit the former lawyer launched against three judges, accusing the judges of conspiracy and fraud. According to a release from Canadian Legal Newswire May 31, 2010, the action against the three judges was dismissed, As a consequence of the dismissal, the client and her lawyer were ordered to pay $100,000 in assessed costs: half to be paid by the client, and half by the lawyer. In our own province, the Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial judge’s ruling that a lawyer…
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