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.

Lewis Thomason
40 S Main St #2900
Memphis, TN 38103

Annual Ethics Roadshow Coming to 6 Cities

Visit one of six locations across the state – Memphis, Nashville, Johnson City, Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Cookeville – for the annual Ethics Roadshow to help you complete your 2015 CLE requirements. Courses start Dec. 9. See details on all dates and locations here.

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Judges’ Extramarital Affair Draws Ethics Charges

A pair of Illinois judges are awaiting a ruling on whether their extramarital affair and actions violated judicial ethics rules, the ABA Journal reports. Circuit judges Scott Drazewski and Rebecca Foley have been charged with engaging in conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice and conduct that brought the judicial office into disrepute. Drazewski was also cited with failing to recuse himself from cases involving Foley’s husband, attorney Joseph Foley.

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