Firm, Company, or Court
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee

Education
David Lipscomb University B.S. 1966

Juris Doctor
Nashville School of Law, 1986

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions (and Year)
Tennessee Supreme Court, 1986
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2005
Supreme Court of the United States, 2005
Kentucky Supreme Court, 2010
Texas Supreme Court, 2008

Professional Memberships & Activities
American Bar Association, 1986
Tennessee Bar Association, 1987
Nashville Bar Association, 1987
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, 2002
American Association of Corporate Counsel, 2007
National Organization of Bar Counsel, Past President, 1990
Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 1998
Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation, 2006
Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation, 1997
Past Chairperson of Ethics Committee, Nashville Bar Association, 1995
Past Director & 2nd Vice President of NBA, 1999
Former Member Harry Phillips Inn of Court, 1999
Board of Directors for Middle Tennessee Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel
Member of Executive Council for Construction Law Section of Tennessee Bar Association

Civic Memberships & Activities
Lourdes Hospital Board of Directors Paducah, KY, 2009-2014
Lourdes Audit and Compliance Committee, 2009-2014
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Paducah, KY, 2009-2013
St. David’s Episcopal Church, 2014-Present
St. David’s Episcopal Church Choir, 2014-Present
Horseback riding, baseball fan, basketball fan, horse racing

Started Teaching at NSL
2004

Courses Taught
Ethics and Professionalism

Accolades & Distinctions
Served as Liaison to ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
Named as Member of First Advisory Committee of American Bar Association on Lawyer Assistance Programs

Publications
Editor of “Board Notes” 1999 – 2007
Editor of LAW Newsletter 1995 – 1996
Ethics articles for Tennessee Trial Lawyers Publication 2002 – 2013
Ethics articles for “Board Notes” 1999 – 2007
Ethics articles for Nashville Bar Association 1995 – 1999

Significant Cases
Board of Professional Responsibility v. Edward Slavin
Board of Professional Responsibility v. Danny Dockery

Contact Information
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
10 Cadillac Drive, Suite 220
Brentwood, TN 37027

615-361-7500 (Voice)

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