Sumner County Lawyer Censured

Sumner County lawyer Michael Scott Collins was publicly censured yesterday by the Tennessee Supreme Court pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Section 44. Collins entered into a representation agreement with a client that was vague, ambiguous, and without sufficient clarity for the client to understand the scope of Collins’ representation. He also billed the client for work performed by a paralegal without first obtaining the client’s consent. Download the BPR notice.

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