Board of Overseers of the Bar v. Wayne R. Murphy, Esq.

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Docket No.: BAR-07-3

Issued by: Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court

Date: July 10, 2007

Respondent: Wayne R. Murphy, Esq.

Bar Number: 008226

Order: Reprimand Reciprocal Discipline



Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Board of Bar Overseers of the Supreme Judicial Court dated May 1, 2007, publicly reprimanding Attorney Wayne R. Murphy for his violations of the Supreme Court's Rules of Professional Conduct. Attorney Murphy has defaulted by failing to file any response to this Court's Order and Notice dated May 18, 2007 for him to show cause why the Court should not impose identical discipline to that imposed upon him in Massachusetts, as requested by Maine's Board of Overseers of the Bar.

Therefore, based upon that default, this Court hereby ORDERS:

  1. The Board of Overseers of the Bar's Petition for Reciprocal Discipline is hereby granted in all respects;

  2. Effective immediately and pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(h)(3), Attorney Wayne R. Murphy is reprimanded for his violations of those portions of Maine's Code of Professional Responsibility that are analogous to those violations of Massachusetts' Rules of Professional Conduct by him as found in Massachusetts' Order of Public Reprimand dated May 1,2007.

For the Court

Hon. Warren M. Silver, Associate Justice ? Maine Supreme Judicial Court