Board of Overseers of the Bar v. Stephen M. Brett

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Docket No.: BAR-06-01

Issued by: Single Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court

Date: May 11, 2006

Respondent: Stephen M. Brett, Esquire

Bar Number: 009277

Order: Temporary Suspension



A telephonic conference with counsel was conducted this date concerning the Board of Overseers of the Bar's Petition for Temporary Suspension. Bar Counsel J. Scott Davis appeared for the Board, with Attorney Peter J. DeTroy appearing for Mr. Brett.

As a result and by agreement of counsel, it is hereby ORDERED as follows:

  1. The Petition for Temporary Suspension is GRANTED effective May 26, 2006. As of that date, Stephen M. Brett, Maine Bar # 9277 is suspended from the practice of law in Maine.

  2. The Court directs counsel to continue their efforts to prepare and present a proposed stipulated Order for the Court's consideration concerning final resolution of the grievance complaints pending against Mr. Brett.

  3. Counsel shall present that proposed Order to the Court (or competing drafts) on or before June 14, 2006.

  4. The Court sets a hearing date of June 20, 2006, at 9:30 A.M. at the Cumberland County Courthouse, Courtroom No. 13, for its consideration of any proposed Order, a hearing, or such other action as may be needed or relevant on those pending grievances.

For the Court

Hon. Howard H. Dana, Jr., Associate Justice - Maine Supreme Judicial Court