Sharon Pratt v. Anthony J. Sineni III, Esq.

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Disposition: Award to Petitioner

Issued by: Fee Arbitration Commission

Docket #: FAC#15-306

Dated: January 13, 2017

Bar Number: 007418

The undersigned constitutes a duly authorized Fee Arbitration Panel of the Fee Arbitration Commission of the Board of Overseers of the Bar. This Panel was designed to hear the controversy existing between the above named parties as set forth in the Petitioner's Petition. A hearing was held on September 21, 2016, at the York County Probate Court in Alfred Maine. Appearing were Petitioner Sharon Pratt with her attorney, Kim Watson, Esq., and Respondent Anthony Sineni III. The parties were provided opportunity to present all testimony and evidence, and then afforded additional time after the hearing to provide supplemental submissions.

Based upon the evidence introduced, the Panel finds in favor of Petitioner in the amount of $61,498.07 and the petition is therefore granted.

In order to preserve the confidentiality of the written materials and the testimony submitted at the hearing, the findings of fact and conclusions are not set forth in the Award and Determination. This Award and Determination is accompanied, however, by a separate supplemental document which sets forth the findings of facts and conclusions of the Panel. By ruling of the Chair, the attached supplemental document shall not be considered part of the award, which is a public document. In accordance with Maine Bar Rule 7(h), the supplemental document shall be confidential and shall not be open to the public or disclosed to any person except as otherwise set forth in Maine Bar Rule 7(h).

This Award and Determination is in full settlement of all claims submitted to the Arbitration Panel.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has subscribed to this Award and Determination on January 13, 2017.


Susan E. Driscoll, Esq.
Panel 1A Chair
Fee Arbitration Commission