Two Lawyers Disciplined Friday

Knox County lawyer C. Coulter “Bud” Gilbert received a public censure from the Board of Professional Responsibility on July 20 for practicing law for two months while his license was suspended for CLE noncompliance. Also, today, the board released notice that Memphis lawyer Michelle L. Betserai was suspended from the practice of law on July 18 for failing to diligently represent clients, failing to file pleadings in a timely manner, making misrepresentations during testimony as an expert witness, and abandoning her law practice. In addition to imposing the suspension, the Supreme Court ordered her to pay restitution to four clients.

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