Inactive Status

Any lawyer, not under an administrative suspension or the subject of a disciplinary investigation or proceeding under these Rules, who has retired or is not engaged in practice may advise the Board in writing of their desire to assume inactive status and discontinue the practice of law. Upon the filing of the notice, the lawyer shall no longer be eligible to practice law in Maine. The Board will remove a lawyer on inactive status from the list of classified active lawyers until and unless the lawyer requests and is granted reinstatement to the active rolls. The lawyer must also comply with the provisions of Rule 4(k).

Sample Affidavits

Affidavit - No Clients (PDF)

Affidavit - Clients (PDF)