2016 CLE Suspensions

For Failure to Complete Continuing Legal Education Requirements in 2015

The following attorneys were suspended by the Supreme Court on Aug. 16, 2016, for failing to comply with Rule 21 of the Rules of the Tennessee Supreme Court, which requires mandatory continuing legal education. Attorneys who have since complied with CLE requirements, and for whom notice has been received from the court, are noted as reinstated.

The TBA provides this information as a member service and not as an official record of an attorney's status. Interested individuals should check with the Board of Professional Responsibility for the official status of a Tennessee licensed attorney.

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TENNESSEE


Brentwood
Robert Edward Blanchfield – reinstated 9/8/16
Richard Michael Bracken (9/23/16) – reinstated 12/5/16

Camden
Gregory Wade Dawson – reinstated 8/29/16

Chattanooga
Lisa Zarzour Bowman – reinstated 8/23/16
Elisabeth Baylor Donnovin – reinstated 8/18/16
Todd Clark McCain – reinstated 8/23/16
Jay Roland McCurdy – reinstated 9/8/16
Christopher Todd Varner – reinstated 8/17/16

Collierville
LaTrena Davis Ingram – reinstated 8/19/16
Vanecia Belser Kimbrow – reinstated 10/25/16

Cordova
Kathy Kirk Johnson – reinstated 9/8/16
Oscar Lee Malone III – reinstated 10/13/16

Elizabethton
Jason Lee Holly – reinstated 8/18/16

Franklin
John Nicols Shelton – reinstated 8/25/16
Stephen Paul Spann

Germantown
Tina Louise Key
Jennifer Bauman Mitchell
Scott Bradley Ostrow
Matthew Shaun Schielke - reinstated 7/20/17

Goodlettsville
Teri Nichole Williams Harrison

Greeneville
Pajan E. Cox-Wilhoit

Humboldt
Ivy Edmond Scarborough – reinstated 10/27/16

Jackson
Lawrence E. Nicola – reinstated 12/15/16
Jason Bradley Rudd – reinstated 8/18/16

Johnson City
Lawrence Farrell Counts – reinstated 9/8/16

Kingsport
Kimberley Dawn Rhoton – reinstated 8/25/16
Richard Alan Spivey – reinstated 9/13/16

Knoxville
Matthew Kessel Avery
Charles Philip Carter
Jeffrey Zane Daniel – reinstated 8/25/16
Mark Steven Graham – reinstated 9/20/16
Fred M. McDonald IV – reinstated 11/10/16
Quinton Trevor Piety
Robert R. Rexrode
Kimberly Diane Russell – reinstated 11/10/16
Brandy Boyd Slaybaugh – reinstated 8/31/16
Daniel Wayne Starnes
Al ‘Reco Le’Juan Yancy

La Vergne
David Charles Roland – reinstated 10/14/16

Memphis
Paul Andrew Cicala
Michael Shannon Cooley
Bryan Anthony Davis – reinstated 8/31/16
Ralph Tolve Gibson – reinstated 8/17/16
Molly Ann Glover – reinstated 8/23/16
Michelle C. Francis Moore-Lindsay
Matthew Van Porter – reinstated 8/19/16
Stephen Wesley Schwed – reinstated 8/29/16
Jacqueline Kay Singh – reinstated 9/14/16
Deidre Lynn Smith
Gwendelyn Miranda Steele

Mount Juliet
William Keele Cather – reinstated 8/29/16

Murfreesboro
Michael Douglas Herrin – reinstated 9/28/16
Mark Stephen Moore – reinstated 8/19/16

Nashville
Kellena Rae Baker
Daniel Taylor Beasley – reinstated 8/31/16
Edith Margarethe Bluhm - reinstated 9/12/17
Jeffrey Preston Burks
Cynthia Frances Burnes – reinstated 9/8/16
Kristin Osmer Cantrell
Wendell Cornelius Dawson – reinstated 8/18/16
David Matthew Dolan
Robert Caperton Hannon – reinstated 8/19/16
Newton S. Holiday III – reinstated 8/25/16
Christopher Allen Holt – reinstated 1/6/17
Dustin Matthew Hudson
David William Johnson
Michael John McNulty – reinstated 9/8/16
Brian Philip Manookian – reinstated 8/18/16
Janna Leigh Maples – reinstated 8/31/16
Elizabeth Brown Meadows
Sean Barry O’Connor
Lindsey Ann Overbay
Keltie Hays Peay
Joelle James Phillips
Jade Preis
Katherine Summers Scarbrough – reinstated 9/7/16
Jividen Mene Sheree – reinstated 12/15/16
Elizabeth Gernert Sillay – reinstated 9/8/16
Jessica Joyce Thomas – reinstated 9/14/16
Barry E. Weathers – reinstated 8/31/16
Quinton I. White (9/23/16)
Benjamin Eastman Winters – reinstated 8/25/16

Sevierville
Audra Leanne Webb

Seymour
Dale Alan Everett – reinstated 9/29/16

Shelbyville
Robert Lee Marlow – reinstated 8/26/16

Spring Hill
James Michael Marshall – reinstated 8/23/16

Thompson Station
James Allen Frazier Jr.

Union City
Adam Gordon Campbell

Waynesboro
Robert Wesley Freemon


OUT-OF-STATE


Alabama
Kevin Charles Gray – reinstated 9/8/16
James L. Wright

Arkansas
Kristin Autumn Cordell Camp

California
Amy Marie Robertson

District of Columbia
Laura Katherine Layton – reinstated 9/22/16

Florida
Alan Sill Marshall
Laura Hope Richards
Thomas William Thompson Jr.
Richard D. Zasada

Georgia
Joshua David Rand

Illinois
Matthew Michael Shelby

Kentucky
David Vance Oakes – reinstated 9/8/16

Mississippi
Tacey June Clark
Pamela J. Drewery-Rodgers
John Brian Hyneman
B.J. Wade

Montana
Krisit Ann Long

New York
Avram D. Frey – reinstated 1/12/17

North Carolina
Kathleen Warner Asquith - reinstated 7/6/17
Cheryl L. McClary

Ohio
Edward Perry Bronston – reinstated 8/18/16

Pennsylvania
Allan Christopher Smith

South Carolina
Margaret Ruth Styslinger
 


INTERNATIONAL


South Korea
Sung A. Sangrok Cho, Sejong
Hyo Yeun Kim, Seoul

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Directory of Administrative Suspensions

Access all administrative suspensions, including suspensions for CLE violations, failure to pay the annual BPR fee or inactive fee, failure to file an annual IOLTA notice, failure to pay the professional privilege tax and defaulting on student loans.

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Additional Resources

• TBA's Guide to Lawyer Discipline in Tennessee

• Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility

• Tennessee Supreme Court
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct

• Tennessee Supreme Court
Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement