Knoxville Attorney Disbarred

The Tennessee Supreme Court has disbarred Knoxville attorney John Threadgill and ordered restitution of more than $266,000 to seven former clients. A Hearing Panel of the Board of Professional Responsibility found he misappropriated client funds; neglected client matters; failed to communicate with clients; engaged in dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation; and commingled client, personal and business funds. Threadgill’s actions violate Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 (competence), 1.3 (diligence), 1.5 (fees), 1.15 (safeguarding funds), 1.16 (terminating representation) and 8.4 (misconduct). Download the BPR release

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