Board of Professional Responsibility

Supreme Court Rule 9 -- The Board of Professional Responsibility supervises the ethical conduct of attorneys and investigates attorneys’ alleged violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct. The board is comprised of nine lawyers and three non-lawyers, and the members are appointed by the Supreme Court. An administrator and staff serve the board.

More information about the Board of Professional Responsibility, including attorney disciplinary actions, can be found at


Michael U.King, Esq.
Huntingdon, TN

Eleanor Yoakum
Tazewell, TN

Kenny Blackburn
Brentwood, TN

Michael E. Callaway, Esq.
Cleveland, TN

Margaret Craddock
Memphis, TN

Wade V. Davies, Esq.
Knoxvillle, TN

Dana Dye, Esq.
Centerville, TN

Odell Horton, Jr., Esq.
Memphis, TN

John Kitch, Esq.
Nashville, TN

Susan Emery McGannon, Esq.
Murfreesboro, TN


H. Scott Reams, Esq.

Joe G. Riley, Esq.
Ridgely, TN

Eleanor Yoakum
Tazewell, TN

Supreme Court Liaison:
Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins
TennesseeSupreme Court
SupremeCourt Building
401 Seventh Avenue North, Suite 321
Nashville, TN 37219-1407

Board of Professional Responsibility Contact:
Sandy Garrett
Chief Disciplinary Counsel
Board of Professional Responsibility
10 Cadillac Drive, Suite 220
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 361-7500 Ext. 211
Fax: (615) 367-2480