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STATE OF MAINE

 

SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT                               DOCKET NO. BAR-03-05

 

 

 

BOARD OF OVERSEERS OF THE BAR   *

                           Plaintiff                        *

                                                               *                  ORDER

                                                               *          M. Bar R. 7.3(h)(3)

ALBERT IRA GOULD                             *

  of Bolton, Massachusetts                          *

  Me. Bar No.  8090                                  *

                           Defendant                      *

        

 

         Having received a certified copy of the Order of the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts dated December l7, 1998, indefinitely suspending the above-named Albert Ira Gould from the practice of law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and having ordered, pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(h)(3)(1), that Albert Ira Gould shall, within 30 days from the service of this Order, inform this Court of any claim that the imposition of identical discipline upon him in this State would be unwarranted and the reasons therefore, and Gould having failed to ever answer, respond or otherwise reply to the Board of Overseers of the Bar's Petition for Reciprocal Discipline after having been personally served with a copy of it on September 16, 2003, this Court herby ORDERS:

1.      The Board of Overseers of the Bar's Petition for Reciprocal Discipline is hereby granted in all respects;

2.      Effective immediately and pursuant to M. Bar R. 7.3(h)(3), Albert Ira Gould is indefinitely suspended from the practice of law in Maine until further order of this Court; and 

3.      Albert Ira Gould shall comply with his reporting and notification requirements of M. Bar R. 7.3(i) within 30 days of the date of this Order. 

 

DATED:   October 27, 2003

                                                      ________________________________

                                                      Susan Calkins

                                                      Associate Justice

                                                      Maine Supreme Judicial Court