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

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Docket No.: BAR-18-15

Issued by: Single Justice

Date: December 18, 2018

Respondent: John H. Branson, Esq.

Bar Number: 007632

Order: Receiver Discharge Order Disability Suspension Terminated

Disposition/Conduct: Reinstatement from Disability Suspension


The Court, having conferred with Bar Counsel and with counsel for Mr. Branson, and with their agreement, hereby ORDERS that the appointment of a Receiver and the disability suspension imposed pursuant to this Court’s order of September 27, 2018 shall terminate as of December 14, 2018. This order is conditioned upon, and incorporates by reference, a confidential stipulation and agreement of the parties filed this date under seal. Mr. Branson is to be reinstated to the active practice of law in Maine as of December 14, 2018.

The Receiver shall file a report as required, also under seal, on or before January 1, 2019.


Date: December 18, 2018

Roland A. Cole, Chief Justice
Maine Superior Court sitting by designation