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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Aug 1, 2012

Davidson County lawyer Robert Joseph Turner received a public censure from the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee on Monday. On his website he made claims that were not verifiable; improperly used the word “specialties”; and disclosed the occupations of former clients in violation of client confidentiality. In another matter, he sent a written advertisement to a potential client that stated at the bottom of the letter, “Eligible but not certified as a family law specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization,” which was misleading and violates the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC). Download the BPR release