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May 13, 2019
The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld an attorney’s public censure, concluding that the sanction was not arbitrary or capricious and was supported by substantial and material evidence. This...
May 8, 2019
In five separate lawsuits, the Tennessee Supreme Court held today that cities with their own school systems are not required to share with counties the tax proceeds the cities receive from the sale...
May 7, 2019
The Tennessee Supreme Court today rejected the petition for reinstatement filed by a Chattanooga attorney whose law license has been suspended since 1998.In 1997, attorney Nathan E. Brooks faced...
May 6, 2019
The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on May 7, 2019.  The details of the cases are as follows:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019Board of Professional Responsibility v. James S....
April 30, 2019
Two local institutions have joined together to promote the cause of legal education and to further the legacy of widely respected former Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank F. Drowota III,...
April 25, 2019
The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed the disbarment of Knoxville attorney John O. Threadgill.Mr. Threadgill’s disbarment was based on his conviction for felony tax evasion in federal district...
April 15, 2019
The Tennessee Supreme Court addressed a certified question from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee regarding whether an insurance company can depreciate the cost of...
April 5, 2019
The Tennessee Supreme Court has designated Saturday, April 6 as the kickoff for the third annual HELP4TN Days, a time dedicated to bringing free legal resources to Tennesseans in need. Throughout the...
April 2, 2019
Nashville, Tenn. ­– The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear two cases on April 4, 2019.  The details of the cases are as follows:  Thursday, April 4, 2019State of Tennessee v. A.B. Prince, Jr...
March 29, 2019
The Tennessee Supreme Court has amended Supreme Court Rule 7, which focuses on the licensing of attorneys to practice law in Tennessee. These most recent changes follow other modifications that were...