Lynn R. Chassie v. Carol J. Webb

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Disposition: Award to Petitioner

Issued by: Fee Arbitration Commission

Docket #: 14-299

Dated: December 1, 2014

Bar Number: 009122

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 designated to hear the controversy existing between the above-named parties as set forth in the Petitioner's Petition. A hearing was held on November 20, 2014, at Augusta, Maine. Both the Petitioner and Respondent appeared and testified. Based upon the evidence introduced and the testimony, the Panel finds as follows:

1. The parties stipulated Respondent was paid $600.00 by Petitioner.

2. That the reasonable fee in this matter is $300.00.

3. Therefore, Respondent owed Petitioner a refund of$300.00.

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 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 WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have subscribed to this award on December 1, 2014.

Christopher L. Mann, Esq., Panel Chair
Peter T. Marchesi, Esq., Panel Member
Cathy A. DeMerchant, Public Member