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
5010 Linbar Drive, Ste 169
Nashville, TN 37211
(615)646-6002
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

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.

Family of Woodmore Bus Crash Victim Suing Funeral Home, Law Firm

The family of one of the children killed in the Woodmore Elementary bus crash last year is suing a Chattanooga funeral home as well as an out-of-state law firm, NewsChannel 9 reports. Mother LeTesha Denise Jones claims that the Taylor Funeral Home locked her in a room with a man claiming to be an attorney, and was not let out of the room until she agreed to sign a representation agreement. The family later learned that the man, Alphonso McClendon, was not a licensed attorney.
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