Board of Overseers of the Bar v. James M. Cameron

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Docket No.: BAR-11-2

Issued by: Maine Supreme Judicial Court

Date: February 5, 2015

Respondent: James M. Cameron

Bar Number: 006893

Order: Resignation

Disposition/Conduct: Resignation


James Cameron was administratively suspended from the practice of law in Maine by the Board of Overseers of the Bar on October 19, 2010. As a result of his federal convictions for multiple counts of child pornography, by Orders dated August 29, 2011 and September 12, 2014 he was further suspended by the Court pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(d)(1).

On December 9, 2014 Mr. Cameron submitted a resignation letter with supporting Affidavit to the Board of Overseers of the Bar. Upon its consideration of Mr. Cameron's resignation filings, the Board recommended that the Court accept Mr. Cameron's resignation from the Maine bar.

As a result, upon review of Mr. Cameron's resignation filings and the Board's recommendation, the Court finds good cause exists to grant the requested resignation. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED:

James M. Cameron's resignation from the Maine bar is accepted, pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(g)(3), effective immediately. As required by M. Bar R. 7.3(g)(3), Mr. Cameron's supporting Affidavit of December 9,2014 is hereby impounded and shall not be available for inspection unless otherwise ordered by the Court. Should Mr. Cameron seek reinstatement to the Maine bar, however, that Affidavit shall then be made public without further order of the Court.

This Order is a matter of public record pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(g)(3).

Dated: February 5, 2015

Ellen A. Gorman, Associate Justice
Maine Supreme Judicial Court