John A. Ricci v. Alan E. Shepard, Esq.

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Disposition: Settlement

Issued by: Fee Arbitration Commission

Docket #: FAC#16-369

Dated: February 23, 2017

Bar Number: 002855

A hearing in the above matter was scheduled for January 5, 2017, in Augusta, Maine before 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. The members of this Panel were Chair William P. Logan, Esq.; Daniel J. Stevens, Esq.; and public member Sandra Hodge. The Petitioner and the Respondent appeared. Before the hearing commenced, the Petitioner and Respondent reached an agreement in settlement of this matter. As part of the settlement, introduced, the Petitioner has withdrawn his petition.

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 7(h), 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 7(h).

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

The undersigned have subscribed to this award on February 20, 2017.

William P. Logan, Esq.
Chair, Panel 3
Fee Arbitration Commission