Davidson County Lawyer Censured

Davidson County lawyer Scott David Johannessen received a public censure from the Board of Professional Responsibility on July 29 for practicing law while on administrative suspension. On Nov. 29, 2012, Johannessen was suspended for failure to pay his professional privilege tax for two or more years. Though his license was reinstated on Dec. 19, 2012, the board found that he engaged in the unauthorized practice of law during the suspension period. His actions violated Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5. Download the BPR notice.

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