Board of Overseers of the Bar v. John L. Carpenter, Esq.

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Docket No.: GCF# 11-308

Issued by: Grievance Commission

Date: November 13, 2012

Respondent: Johon L. Carpenter, Esq.

Bar Number: 003002

Order: Dismissal

Disposition/Conduct: No misconduct


NOW COMES the Board of Overseers of the Bar through Bar Counsel J. Scott Davis, and Respondents by their counsel, Bernard J. Kubetz, Esq., to hereby jointly respectfully request dismissal of the two above-docketed matters for the following reasons:

  1. On February 21 and August 28,2012, respectively, these two (2) related matters were then reviewed and authorized for public disciplinary proceedings pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.1(d); and

  2. Based upon counsel's additional discussions and review of the entire facts relating to each matter, however, counsel now jointly agree there is insufficient basis to warrant initiation of disciplinary proceedings in pursuit of a finding of professional misconduct by either Attorney John L. Carpenter or Attorney Kate S. Debevoise.

Wherefore, the parties now jointly request that the above-docketed grievance matters involving Attorneys John L. Carpenter and Kate S. Debeviose each be HEREBY ordered dismissed with prejudice in each instance.

Dated at Augusta, Maine this 13th day of November 2012.

J. Scott Davis, Bar Counsel

Me. Bar No. 1469

Board of Overseers of the Bar 97 Winthrop St., P.O. Box 527 Augusta, ME 04332-0527 (207) 623-1121

Bernard J. Kubetz, Esq.

Me. Bar No. 788

Eaton Peabody P. O. Box 1210 Bangor, ME 04402-1210

Motion Granted: November 13, 2012

Victoria Powers, Esq., Chair Grievance Commission Panel E