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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Mar 25, 2013

The law license of Nashville lawyer Philip K. Lyon was suspended by the Tennessee Supreme Court on March 22 for one year. The court also ordered Lyon to enter into a secured promissory note payable to a former client in the amount of $42,500 and make full restitution to the client before being reinstated. The court acted after Lyon self-reported improper handling of his trust account funds, failure to protect client property, and use of funds for his own benefit. He was found to have violated Supreme Court Rules 1.15 (b) and (d) and 8.4(a), (b) and (c). Download the BPR notice