Elisabeth Jordan v. William C. Reiff, Esq.

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Disposition: Award to Respondent

Issued by: Fee Arbitration Commission

Docket #: 12-338

Dated: January 24, 2013

Bar Number: 003016

The undersigned, constituting a duly authorized Fee Arbitration Panel of the Fee Arbitration Commission of the Board of Overseers of the Bar, having been designated to hear the controversy existing between the above-named parties in accordance with the provisions of the Petitioner's petition and the Respondent's reply. and after a hearing before us held on the 15th day of January, 2013, at the Penobscot Judicial Center, 78 Exchange Street, Bangor, Maine, at which evidence was submitted and heard and previously provided written submissions were considered, does hereby find in favor of the Respondent. No refund is due Petitioner.

In order to preserve the confidentiality of 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 Addendum to Award and Determination, which sets forth the findings of fact and conclusions of the Panel. By ruling of the Chair, the attached Addendum shall not be considered part of the Award and Determination, which is a public document. In accordance with Maine Bar Rule 9(j), the 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). I This Award and Determination is in full resolution of all claims submitted to this arbitration.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have subscribed to this Award this 24th day of January, 2013.


Steven J. Mogul, Esq., Chair

Rebecca A. Cayford, Esq., Chair

Timothy Smith, Lay Member