Shelby Commissioner Files Ethics Complaint Against Outside Counsel

Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland filed a memorandum of complaint with the Board of Professional Responsibility against a Baker Donelson attorney who he said lied about drafting a letter for another commissioner and that redacted entries in a billings state covers that up. The firm was hired by the commission to handle its lawsuit to block the creation of suburban municipal school districts. Representatives from the Board of Professional responsibility would not comment on a specific complaint, The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.