Hawkins County Lawyer Disbarred

Hawkins County attorney John Douglas Godbee was disbarred by the Tennessee Supreme Court on Nov. 15. The Board of Professional Responsibility filed a petition for discipline against Godbee, charging him with official misconduct. It found that while acting as an assistant district attorney, he solicited and/or received sexual favors from female defendants in exchange for consideration in their cases. Download the BPR notice

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