Jody G. Pelkey v. Francis E. Bemis

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Disposition: Award to Respondent

Issued by: Fee Arbitration Commission

Docket #: 12-364

Dated: April 25, 2013

Bar Number: 007738

The undersigned constitute a duly authorized Fee Arbitration Panel of the Fee Arbitration Commission of the Board of Overseers of the Bar. This Panel was designed to hear the controversy existing between the above named parties as set forth in the Petition. A hearing was held on April 16, 2013, at Bangor, Maine. The Petitioner was present and testified. The Respondent was also present and testified. Based upon the evidence introduced and the submissions of the parties, the Panel finds as follows:

Petitioner owes Respondent the sum of $2,759.80 for fees earned but not paid.

In order to preserve the confidentiality of the written materials and the testimony submitted at the hearing, the findings of fact and conclusions are not set forth in the Award and Determination. This Award and Determination is accompanied, however, by a separate Confidential Addendum which sets forth the findings of facts and conclusions of the Panel. By ruling of the Chair, the attached Confidential Addendum shall not be considered part of the award, which is a public document. In accordance with Maine Bar Rule 9(j), the Confidential Addendum shall be confidential and shall not be open to the public or disclosed to any person except as otherwise set forth in Maine Bar Rule 9(j).

Steven J. Mogel, Esq., Chair

Rebecca A. Cayford, Esq. Attorney Member

Timothy Smith, Lay Member