Board of Overseers of the Bar v. John H. Branson, Esq.

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Docket No.: BAR-18-15

Issued by: Maine Supreme Judicial Court

Date: September 27, 2018

Respondent: John H. Branson, Esq.

Bar Number: 007632

Order: Disabililty Suspension

Disposition/Conduct: Order of Disability Suspension

Order of Disability Suspension
M. Bar R. 27(a)

By filing dated September 27, 2018, the Board of Overseers of the Bar (the Board) petitioned this Court for an immediate Order suspending Attorney John H. Branson, for disability-related reasons. Included with the Board’s Petition was an Affidavit of Deputy Bar Counsel.

For good cause shown by the Board, John H. Branson appears to be a disabled attorney, currently posing a threat to clients, the public and to the administration of justice.

Accordingly, this Court ORDERS that John H. Branson is suspended from the practice of law in Maine until further Order of this Court.

DATED: September 27, 2018

Roland A. Cole
Superior Court Chief Justice
Sitting as Single Justice by designation