Licensure & Discipline

Disciplinary Actions

Licensure & Dicipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

The law license of the following lawyers were transferred to disability inactive status: Davidson County lawyer Patrick Brocklin Parks, on Oct. 4; and Hamilton County lawyer William Lloyd Stanley Jr., on Oct. 16. They may not practice law while on inactive status but may petition the court for reinstatement by showing by clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and they are fit to resume the practice of law.

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Licensure & Dicipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

The law license of Shelby County lawyer Deidre Lynn Smith was transferred to disability inactive status on Sept. 6. Smith may not practice law while on inactive status. She may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and she is fit to resume the practice of law.

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Licensure & Dicipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

The law license of Fayette County lawyer Drew Justin Canale Jr. was transferred to disability inactive status on Aug. 21. Canale may not practice law while on inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

The Tennessee Supreme Court transferred the law license of Williamson County lawyer Sandra Leah Wells to disability inactive status on Aug. 9. Wells may not practice law while on inactive status. She may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and she is fit to resume the practice of law.

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Licensure & Discipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

The law license of Washington County lawyer Tracey Alice Berry was transferred to disability inactive status on July 29. Berry may not practice law while on inactive status. She may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and she is fit to resume the practice of law.

The law license of Knox County lawyer Charles Gilman Currier was transferred to disability inactive status on July 19. Currier may not practice law while on inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

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Licensure & Dicipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

The Tennessee Supreme Court transferred the law license of Shelby County lawyer Gilbert Henry Jacobson to disability inactive status on June 18. Jacobson may not practice law while inactive. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

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Licensure and Discipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

The law license of Hawkins County lawyer Renfro Blackburn Baird III was transferred to disability inactive status on May 13 by the Tennessee Supreme Court. Baird may not practice law while on inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

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Licensure & Dicipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

The Tennessee Supreme Court transferred the law license of Shelby County lawyer J. Lester Crain to disability inactive status on April 18. Crain may not practice law while on inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

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Licensure & Dicipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

The Tennessee Supreme Court transferred the law license of Florida lawyer Robert Mark Morgan to disability inactive status on March 20. Morgan may not practice law while on inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

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Licensure & Dicipline

REINSTATED

Williamson County lawyer Emily Pouzar Jenkins was reinstated to the practice of law effective Feb. 1. Jenkins sought reinstatement after being on inactive status since May 4, 2005. She filed a petition for reinstatement on Feb. 1. The Board of Professional Responsibility found that the petition was satisfactory and recommended that the court reinstate her. The court issued the order on Feb. 8.

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Licensure & Discipline

DISABILITY INACTIVE

Stewart County lawyer Billy Dudley Cobb was placed on disability inactive status by the Tennessee Supreme Court on Jan. 25 for an indefinite period of time. Cobb may not practice law while on inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

Davidson County lawyer John Lee Kennedy was placed on disability inactive status by the Tennessee Supreme Court on Jan. 25 for an indefinite period of time. Kennedy may not practice law while on inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

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