Shelby County Attorney Suspended

Memphis lawyer Christopher Lee Brown was suspended by the state Supreme Court on Sept. 27 for failing to act diligently and failing to communicate adequately with five clients. The court also found that he accepted referrals from an unregistered intermediary organization, and failed to comply with an order from and made a false statement to a hearing panel of the Board of Professional Responsibility. The court directed Brown to make restitution to two clients and consult with the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program. Download the BPR notice.