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.

AG Files Suit Against Paralegal for False Advertising

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery today announced the filing of a lawsuit against Knoxville paralegal Jonathon Trotter, who falsely advertised his ability to provide legal advice, legal services and notary services to Tennessee consumers on Facebook. The suit is seeking a temporary injunction ordering Trotter to immediately stop providing legal advice and services to consumers. 

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