LSBC Tribunal Seeks Hearing Panel and Review Board Applicants
June 6, 2023
The LSBC Tribunal is actively seeking dedicated lawyers and individuals from the public to join our esteemed hearing panels and review boards. This is your opportunity to play a vital role in upholding the integrity and standards of the legal profession.
As a member of our hearing panels, you will be responsible for hearing and adjudicating cases involving allegations of discipline violations and incompetence by lawyers. Your keen insight and fair judgment will contribute to maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct within the legal community.
Additionally, our panels conduct hearings on the character and fitness of applicants seeking enrollment in the admission program and aspiring to be called and admitted as new lawyers. You will have the chance to shape the future of our profession by evaluating the qualifications and suitability of these individuals.
Our review boards serve a pivotal function by hearing appeals from hearing panel decisions. This important role allows you to contribute to the fairness and integrity of our disciplinary and licensing processes, ensuring that justice is served.
To learn more about the appointment criteria and the responsibilities of these roles, please navigate to the "About/Adjudicators" section. There, you will find detailed information to guide you in making an informed decision. I encourage you to review the information carefully and determine if this opportunity aligns with your interests and qualifications.
If you are ready to take on this significant challenge and contribute to the integrity of the legal profession, I encourage you to submit your resumé and expression of interest. The deadline is August 15, 2023. Short listed candidates will be interviewed in the Fall for a term commencing January 1, 2024. For inquiries and submission, contact me at Tribunalchair@lsbc.org. I look forward to answering your questions and considering you for this influential position within our Tribunal.
Join us in safeguarding the integrity of the legal profession and maintaining the highest standards of justice. Apply now and make a difference.