Board of Overseers of the Bar v. Laurie Anne Miller

Download Decision (PDF)

Docket No.: BAR-03-08

Issued by: Single Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court

Date: March 21, 2005

Respondent: Laurie Anne Miller

Bar Number: 003231

Order: Resignation

Disposition/Conduct: Resignation by Attorney Under Disciplinary Investigation

Opinion and Order

After consultation with and by stipulation of counsel for the parties on March 10, 2005, it is HEREBY ordered pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(g) that Laurie Anne Miller's resignation from the Maine bar dated February 8, 2005 is hereby accepted and as of this date her name is now removed from the list of practitioners who are admitted to practice law before the courts of the State of Maine. Ms. Miller may not seek reinstatement to practice law in Maine under M. Bar R. 7.3(j) until March 21, 2010.

It is further ordered pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(g)(3) that Ms. Miller's supporting affidavit of February 8, 2005 is now impounded and shall not be available for inspection unless otherwise ordered by the Court. Should Ms. Miller seek reinstatement to practice law, her affidavit shall then be made public.

This resignation is expressly conditioned upon Ms. Miller's timely compliance with the Award and Determination of the Fee Arbitration Commission Panel in Dispute No. 04-365 dated February 24, 2005, whereby Ms. Miller is required by M. Bar R. 9(i) and this Order of Resignation to pay the attorney fee refund amount of $172.50 to her former client in that matter by no later than April 5, 2005.

Ms. Miller has certified to the Court and to the Board of Overseers of the Bar, and it is so found that she has complied with the notification and reporting requirements of M. Bar R. 7.3(i).

This order is a matter of public record under M. Bar R. 7.3(g)(3).

For the Court

Hon. Jon D. Levy, Associate Justice ? Main Supreme Judicial Court