Board of Overseers of the Bar v. Christopher W. Keenan, Esq.
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Docket No.: BAR-17-14
Issued by: Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Date: October 13, 2017
Respondent: Christopher W. Keenan, Esq.
Bar Number: 003338
Order: Reciprocal Discipline
Disposition/Conduct: Safekeeping Property, Responsibilities regarding Non-Lawyer Assistants, Bar Admission & Disciplinary Matters, Violate or Attempt to Violate any Provision of the MRPC or the Maine Bar Rules
M. Bar R. 26(e)
This Court has received a certified copy of the Public Censure with Conditions and Order on Costs and Stipulation as to Facts, Violations, and Sanction by the New Hampshire Supreme Court dated June 20, 2017, publicly censuring Attorney Christopher Keenan for his violations of that Supreme Court's Rules and the Rules of Professional Conduct.
Attorney Keenan has notified the Court and Bar Counsel of his consent to the Board of Overseers of the Bar's request for imposition of identical discipline in Maine.
Therefore, by agreement of the parties, this Court hereby ORDERS:
- The Board of Overseers of the Bar's Petition for Reciprocal Discipline is granted in all respects;
- Effective immediately and pursuant to M. Bar R. 26(e), Christopher Keenan is reprimanded for his violations of those portions of the Maine Rules of Professional Conduct that are analogous to the New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct found to have been violated by Attorney Kennan in that Order.
DATED: October 13, 2017
Andrew M. Mead
Maine Supreme Judicial Court