Ethics and Professional Responsibility

This Committee works to update and revise the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct that were patterned after the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. The current revisions to the rules went into effect on January 1, 2011.

Chair
Lewis Thomason
40 S Main St #2900
Memphis, TN 38103
(901)577-6139
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

New Edition of Ethics Rule Book Now Available From TBA

The 2018 edition of the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct is now available from the Tennessee Bar Association. Thanks to the efforts of the TBA's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, this new edition includes all amendments as of and through Oct. 31, 2017. It is available for purchase in a spiral-bound format for $30 or free in PDF format or in Word document format.

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Valet, Warm Scones and Ethics

Get three hours of ethics credit at the TBA’s Ethics Roadshow CLE in Nashville on Dec. 7. Valet parking is included at the Hilton Hotel Downtown. Warm scones, fresh fruit, stuffed biscuits and coffee are on the breakfast menu. Register before Sunday to avoid the late fee. Come hungry!

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