The office of the Board of Overseers of the Bar investigates allegations of ethical misconduct involving licensed Maine attorneys. If you believe that an attorney has acted in an unethical manner and is in violation of the Maine Rules for Professional Conduct, please complete the below grievance complaint form. Be sure to provide copies of any documents, correspondence, agreements, or other documents that are relevant to your complaint.
If you require assistance completing this form, please contact the Board's Central Intake Office at (207) 623-1121. Normal business hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may also submit any questions about completing this form via email.
Upon receipt of your complaint, the Board's Central Intake Office will review your complaint to determine whether the facts stated provide grounds for further action by Bar Counsel or referral to another agency. The process for reviewing and processing grievance complaints is outlined in Maine Bar Rule 13.