Discipline Decision – 2021
By Order of an Adjudication Tribunal of the Disciplinary Panel of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, David R. Power was suspended from July 23, 2021 to August 5, 2021, inclusive. David R. Power practices with Perry & Power, Suite 302, 55 Bond Street, St. John’s, NL
The conduct that was found to be deserving of sanction occurred at St. John’s during the period 2010 through 2020. The conduct included failure to respond to communications from a client, failure to advance litigation in a timely fashion, failure to respond to communications from the Law Society, and failure to cooperate with a Law Society investigation.
The Adjudication Tribunal Ordered:
Discipline Decision – 2003
An Adjudication Panel of the Discipline Committee, in a Decision dated October 8, 2003 and pursuant to the Law Society Act, 1999, subsection 46(3) found David R. Power guilty of conduct deserving of sanction.
The matter proceeded by way of an Agreed Statement of Facts. Mr. Power entered a guilty plea to the following violations of the Code of Professional Conduct:
The Adjudication Panel Ordered that the member be reprimanded; that the member pay the expenses incurred by the Law Society in the investigation and hearing of the Complaint; and that publication of the disposition of the Complaint be made in accordance with Law Society rule 9.28.