Sean P. Ireland v. Rebecca S. Webber, Esq.

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Disposition: Award to Respondent

Issued by: Fee Arbitration Commission

Docket #: FAC# 13-340

Dated: March 3, 2014

Bar Number: 007908

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 designed to hear the controversy existing between the above named parties as set forth in the Petitioner's Petition A hearing was held on February 26, 2014, at Portland, Maine. Based upon the evidence introduce, the Panel finds as follows:

It is ordered that Petitioner shall pay the sum of $2,500.00 to Respondent forthwith. Respondent shall deposit the check of the Petitioner being held pending the resolution of the dispute in the amount of $1,250.00 and Petitioner shall forthwith send payment to Respondent of the balance, $1250.00. If the check being held is returned to Respondent because of its age, Respondent shall send it back to Petitioner and Petitioner shall thereafter pay the sum of $ 1,250.00 to Respondent.

In order to preserve the confidentiality of the written materials and the testimony submitted at the hearing; the finding 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 or 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 WTINESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has subscribed to this award on this 3rd day of March, 2014

Rufus E. Brown, Esq., Chair

Daniel Mitchell, Esq., Attorney Member

Michael B. Reynolds, Lay Member