Board of Overseers of the Bar v. Valeriano Diviacchi, Esq.
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Docket No.: BAR-07-06
Issued by: Single Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Date: October 16, 2007
Respondent: Valeriano Diviacchi, Esq.
Bar Number: 006975
Order: Reprimand Reciprocal Discipline
This Court has received a certified copy of the Order of Public Reprimand by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Board of Bar Overseers of the Supreme Judicial Court dated June 21, 2007, publicly reprimanding Attorney Valeriano Diviacchi for his violations of the Supreme Court's Rules of Professional Conduct. Attorney Diviacchi has defaulted by failing to file any response to this Court's Order and Notice dated August 22, 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:
The Board of Overseers of the Bar's Petition for Reciprocal Discipline is hereby granted in all respects;
Effective immediately and pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(h)(3), Attorney Valeriano Diviacchi 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 June 21, 2007.
For the Court
Hon. Andrew M. Mead, Associate Justice – Maine Supreme Judicial Court