Norman L. Newell v. Elyse Barrett Segovias, Esq.

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Disposition: Award to Respondent

Issued by: Fee Arbitration Commission

Docket #: FAC# 13-341

Dated: February 19, 2014

Bar Number: 004696

The undersigned constitutes a duly authorized Fee Arbitration Panel of the Fee Arbitration Commission of the Board of Overseers of the Bar. This Panel was empanelled to hear the controversy existing between the above named parties as set forth in the Petitioner's Petition. A hearing was held on January 30, 2014, at Lewiston, Maine. The Petitioner was present and testified. The Respondent appeared and file written submissions prior to the hearing. Based upon the evidence introduced, the Panel finds as follows:

It is Ordered that Petitioner shall pay the sum of $1500.00 to the Respondent, which shall be paid in monthly installments of $150.00 beginning on March 1st, 2014.

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 supplemental document which sets forth the findings of facts and conclusions of the Panel. By ruling of the Chair, the attached supplemental document shall not be considered part of the award, which is a public document. In accordance with Maine Bar Rule 9(j), the supplemental document shall be confidential and shall not be open to the public of disclosed to any person except as otherwise set forth in Maine Bar Rule 9(j).

The Award and Determination is in full settlement of all claims submitted to the Arbitration Panel.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has subscribed to this award on February 19, 2014.

Darren Defoe, Esq.

Michael R. Poulin, Esq.

Edward M. Snook