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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 19, 2018
Shelby County attorney Shantell S. Suttle on Tuesday received a public censure from the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Tennessee Supreme Court. Suttle failed to timely file a client’s personal injury lawsuit and also failed to respond to requests for information from her client for three months in late 2016 and for six months in 2017. In another client matter, Suttle failed to timely pursue the closing of an estate after the initial filing opening the matter. Suttle took no action on the estate for more than a year, and failed to timely file an accounting. Suttle also failed to respond to requests for information from her client for eight months. The client paid Suttle a $2,300 fee for the estate matter.
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