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                                            STATE OF MAINE

SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT                          DOCKET NO. BAR-06-01




                                    Plaintiff               )    


v.                                          )

                                                               )               ORDER


STEPHEN M. BRETT, ESQ.                             )

  of York Beach, ME                                          )

  Maine Bar No. 9277                                )


                                    Defendant             )



         A telephonic conference with counsel was conducted this date concerning the Board of Overseers of the Bar's Petition for Temporary Suspension. Bar Counsel J. Scott Davis appeared for the Board, with Attorney Peter J. DeTroy appearing for Mr. Brett.

         As a result and by agreement of counsel, it is hereby ORDERED as follows:

1.    The Petition for Temporary Suspension is GRANTED effective May 26, 2006. As of that date, Stephen M. Brett, Maine Bar # 9277 is suspended from the practice of law in Maine.

2.    The Court directs counsel to continue their efforts to prepare and present a proposed stipulated Order for the Court's consideration concerning final resolution of the grievance complaints pending against Mr. Brett.

3.    Counsel shall present that proposed Order to  the Court (or competing drafts) on or before June 14, 2006.

4.    The Court sets a hearing date of June 20, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. at the Cumberland County Courthouse, Courtroom No. 13, for its consideration of any proposed Order, a hearing, or such other action as may be needed or relevant on those pending grievances.



Dated:  May 11, 2006                       /s/HHD                                          

                                                      Howard H. Dana, Jr.,

                                                      Associate Justice

                                                      Maine Supreme Judicial Court