Board of Overseers of the Bar v. Douglas B. Chapman, Esq.

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Docket No.: BAR-16-18

Issued by: Maine Supreme Judicial Court

Date: December 11, 2017

Respondent: Douglas B. Chapman, Esq.

Bar Number: 000736

Order: Receiver Discharge Order

Disposition/Conduct: Receiver Discharge Order


Order Discharge of Receivers

Pending before the Court is the Board of Overseer’s Petition for Discharge filed on December 6, 2017. For good cause shown and without objection, the Board’s Petition for Discharge is GRANTED as follows:

It is ORDERED that the Board of Overseers of the Bar and Margaret T. Jeffery are discharged as Limited Co-Receivers of the law practice of Douglas B. Chapman, Esq. It is further ORDERED that the Board and Attorney Jeffery shall continue to ensure that all client property is protected and destroyed consistent with the Maine Rules of Professional Conduct.

Dated: December 11, 2017


Donald G. Alexander
Associate Justice
Maine Supreme Judicial Court