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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 24, 2018

For Failure to Complete Continuing Legal Education Requirements in 2017

The following attorneys were suspended by the Supreme Court on Aug. 22, 2018, for failing to comply with Rule 21 of the Rules of the Tennessee Supreme Court, which requires mandatory continuing legal education. Attorneys who have since complied with CLE requirements, and for whom notice has been received from the court, are noted as reinstated.

The TBA provides this information as a member service and not as an official record of an attorney's status. Interested individuals should check with the Board of Professional Responsibility for the official status of a Tennessee licensed attorney.

Download the Aug. 22, 2018 Order
Download the Jan. 22, 2019 Supplemental Order

TENNESSEE

Antioch
William Clause Collins Jr.

Arlington
Erina Hughes Hagy - reinstated 8/27/2018

Athens
Randy George Rogers - reinstated 8/27/2018

Brentwood
Laura Greve Powers - reinstated 8/30/2018
Brittant Eva Dunbar

Chattanooga
Christopher Todd Varner - reinstated 8/29/2018
John Scott Wesson - reinstated 1/24/2019
Catherine Leigh Akin - reinstated 4/17/19
William Andrew Lewis - reinstated 2/22/2019

Clarksville
Thomas Blaine Dixon - reinstated 8/29/2018
Joseph Michael Kendrick - reinstated 8/28/2018

Columbia
Kevin Sloan Latta - reinstatade 10/2/2018

Cordova
Jordan Elliot Reifler - reinstated 8/30/2018

Covington
Justin Devon Rudd

Elizabethton
Jason Lee Holly - reinstated 8/30/2018
Dwanye Keith Fortner - reinstated 8/29/2018

Franklin
Wendell J. O'Reilly
Betsy Hull Hesselrode
Daniel C. Giannotti - reinstated 12/3/2018
Sandra Leah Wells
Todd I. Woods - reinstated 8/28/2018
Crystal Michele Boultinghouse

Germantown
John Robert Hershberger
Sarah Lavers Harrison

Hendersonville
Heather J. Fortune

Jackson
James Arthur Crews II
Lawrence E. Nicola - reinstated 2/28/20
Angela Joy Hopson
Benjamin Phillips Fortner - reinstated 12/9/19

Johnson City
Kristen Elaine Morrell (now Rudder) - reinstated 5/12/20
Joshua Logan Dyer

Kingsport
Jennifer Pennington Guthrie - reinstated 10/5/2018

Knoxville
Carole Lynch Worthington - reinstated 8/30/2018
Mark Steven Graham - reinstated 10/2/2018
Lori Farris Fleishman - reinstated 9/6/2018
Virginia Ann Schwamm - reinstated 8/31/2018
David Craig Lee - reinstated 9/6/2018
Booth Andrews Kammann
Mary Lyn Goodman
Brennan Patrick Lenihan - reinstated 8/27/2018
Colleen Patricia Steele - reinstated 9/26/2018
John Wesley Stephenson
Patricia Anne Greer
Christopher Lloyd Seaton
Elizabeth Kammer Psar - reinstated 8/30/2018
Cynthia Ann Mobley - reinstated 1/15/2019
Christopher Irvin Belford - reinstated 9/12/2018
Daniel Clyde Fielden II - reinstated 10/23/2018
John Robert Capps

Livingston
Albert Fitzpatrick Officer III - reinstated 9/27/2018

Lobelville
S. Ray White - reinstated 8/23/2018

Madison
Jacqulyn DeShawn Wilson
Kyle D. Parks - reinstated 8/31/2018

Memphis
Roseanne Ballin Goodman - reinstated 10/10/2018
Joe Nathan Toney - reinstated 8/28/2018
Michael Andrew Dennie - reinstated 8/27/2018
Joyce Diane Bradley - reinstated 4/22/19
Christine W. Stephens - reinstated 8/31/2018
G. Bailey Leopard Jr. - reinstated 9/6/2018
Richard Clinton Saxton - reinstated 8/27/2018
John Robert McCann - reinstated 9/6/2018
Aaron Lee Thomas
Jacob Alan Dickerson - reinstated 8/23/2018
Christopher Raney Johnson - reinstated 10/5/2018
Daniel Eric Kimbrough - reinstated 11/5/2018
Angela Marie Garrone
Bradley Jacob Eiseman - reinstated 8/30/2018
Angela Denise Smith - reinstated 8/29/2018
Ashley Brooke Adams
Caroline Meriwether Covington - reinstated 10/10/2018
Ashley Christina Brown - reinstated 10/23/2018

Mt. Juliet
Mitzi Leasha George - reinstated 9/17/2018

Murfreesboro
John Pail Doyle
James Radford Smith - reinstated 11/9/2018

Nashville
Stephen Orr Tepley
Ernest Bland Williams IV - reinstated 1/15/19
John S. Wagster - reinstated 8/30/2018
Christina Massingale Kilburn - reinstated 9/19/2018
Ryan Douglas Brown - reinstated 8/29/2018
Richard Patrick Cassidy - reinstated 9/10/2018
John William Chenault Sanders - reinstated 8/3/20
Elizabeth Gernert Sillay - reinstated 8/27/2018
Whitney Leigh Lawson
John William Gautier - reinstated 8/7/20
Carrie Annalita Lowery
Charles Ward Faquin
Courtney Head Smith
Nathan Daniel Caldwell - reinstated 10/8/2018
Elizabeth Brown Meadows - reinstated 10/5/2018
Christopher James Skinner - reinstated 4/23/20
Dustin Matthew Hudson - reinstated 9/6/2018
Khadija Lanice Babb - reinstated 9/24/2018
Farrah Ayesha Usmani - reinstated 8/30/2018
Michael J. Gaughan Jr.

Ridgeland
Fred Exzell Bourn III - reinstated 9/5/2018

Signal Mountain
C. Parke Masterson Jr. - reinstated 10/2/2018

Spring Hill
James Michael Marshall - reinstated 8/27/2018

OUT-OF-STATE

Alabama
Thomas Louis Coppedge
John Joseph Kubiszyn - reinstated 9/12/2018
Janet Monique Okoye - reinstated 3/21/2019
Celeste Poteat Larson - reinstated 11/2/2018
Jared Heath Loftin - reinstated 8/27/2018
Ryan Keith Hicks - reinstated 8/29/2018

Arkansas
Clint Everet Todd

California
Zarina Ajwani - reinstated 8/29/19
Coburn Dewees Berry V

Delaware
Robert Blake White III - reinstated 9/6/2018

Florida
Lynn M. Field - reinstated 1/7/19
Tanya Louise Crosse - reinstated 9/12/2018
Harold Scott Bates
Jennifer Leah Kroan - reinstated 9/13/2018
Robert Lehman Nipps
Heather Lynn Hatch
Tensie Margie Rivera
Christina Lynn Wilford

Georgia
Matthew C. Billips - reinstated 9/14/2018
Judith Anne Bloom
Christopher Chad Young - reinstated 10/17/2018
Portland Jaye Downing Campanaro - reinstated 9/6/2018
Peter Andrew Lampros - reinstated 9/28/2018
Marlene J. Bidelman - reinstated 2/18/20
Aleksandra Irene Jagiella - reinstated 11/11/2018
Owen Tai Hill - reinstated 8/27/2018
Zachary Walter Procter - reinstated 3/4/2019
David Doome Taegyun Jung - reinstated 9/11/2018
Brantley Cole Rowlen - reinstated 9/11/2018
Kevin Germain Swinton
Emily Eva James - reinstated 9/18/2018
William Thomas Joyner
Ralph Donald Breeden - reinstated 12/7/18

Illinois
Stephen Kenneth Perry
Kimberly Anne Coffey

Indiana
Melissa Marian Wibbens

Kentucky
James Richard Golden
Keith Alan Nagle - reinstated 8/28/2018
James Douglas Mory - reinstated 3/25/19
George Orville Pearson - reinstated 10/5/2018
Christina Ezell Chamberlain
Michael Erb Carr Jr. - reinstated 1/7/19

Louisiana
Wilma Thompson James
Kevin John Christensen - reinstated 9/17/2018

Massachusetts
Benjamin Jacob Weber - reinstated 9/26/2018

Maryland
Caroline Kendel Thompson
Vaughn Morton Stewart III - reinstated 10/23/2018
Alexandra Tucker Stewart - reinstated 11/2/18

Michigan
Christine Zellar Church - reinstated 10/9/2018

Missouri
Daniel Henry Cuneo
CeCe Geruida Ging - reinstated 1/31/20

Mississippi
John Dudley Stuber
Christina Ferrell Daugherty
Halbert Edwin Dockins Jr. - reinstated 9/6/2018
James Henry Jones IV

North Carolina
John B. Veach III - reinstated 8/31/2018
Paul H. Derrick
Launice Pamela Paul Sills - reinstated 9/10/2018
Gregory Franklin Fawcett II - reinstated 2/25/2019
Frederick Walter Hoethke
Janelle Catherine Shewmaker
Rachel Marie Stevens

New Jersey
Greg Ian Goldman

New York
Jeremy Christensen Cain - reinstated 11/2/2018
Trippe Steven Fried - reinstated 1/30/2019

Ohio
Jolie Noele Havens-Gouke - reinstated 4/8/19

Texas
Theodore Edward MacKall Jr.
Julia M. Hipps Vasquez - reinstated 2/5/2018
William Gregory Webb
Marisa Katherine MacGaughey - reinstated 4/22/21
Joseph Anthony Napiltonia - reinstated 8/30/2018
Connie Sue Ditto
John Charles deLorimier - reinstated 9/21/2018
David Keenan Berk
Craig Andrew Choate

Virginia
James Randall Perkins
Jessica Lynn Henderson

Washington 
Linda Diane Walton

INTERNATIONAL

Kyungmin Park
Yo El Lee
Nicole Lynn Demaise


Additional Resources

• Administrative Suspension Directory

• Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility

• Tennessee Supreme Court
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct

• Tennessee Supreme Court
Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement