Unauthorized Practice of Law

This committee reviews UPL issues presented by attorneys, the courts or local bars. It has developed a sample protocol for use in handling complaints on individuals or businesses endangering Tennessee consumers through the unauthorized practice of law.

Chair
TN Board Professional...
10 Cadillac Drive, Ste. 220
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615)695-0943
Immediate Past Chair
Law Offices of Sean Lewis, PLLC
144 Second Ave N Ste 150
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)646-6002

Dealing With the Unauthorized Practice of Law in Tennessee

How does the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee work with attorneys and the public in protecting consumers from the unauthorized practice of law? Former Committee Chair Sean Lewis provides the answers.

New Approach Suggested as LegalZoom Expands

After earning a legal victory in South Carolina and fending off all but one of eight other lawsuits, LegalZoom “is poised to significantly broaden the range of services it offers consumers and small businesses,” the ABA Journal reports. Expect to see a continuum of products and services, from simple forms to full-fledged legal advice, the Journal says. The developments are leading some to argue that the profession should stop trying to shut down these services and instead focus on how best to regulate them.

read more »