Nashville Lawyer Suspended for One Year

Nashville lawyer William Alan Alder was suspended from the practice of law for one year, ordered to pay restitution to a former client and undergo an assessment with the Tennessee Lawyers’ Assistance Program on Dec. 28, 2012. The Tennessee Supreme Court found that he Improperly used his trust account for personal use, caused several bank overdrafts, failed to provide legal services to clients, was not diligent in handling client matters, failed to adequately communicate with clients and submitted false affidavits to the Commission on Legal Education and Specialization claiming to have participated in legal training which he never attended. Download the BPR notice

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