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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 24, 2018

Two orders were issued this week suspending attorneys for administrative issues. On Aug. 22, a Tennessee Supreme Court order was issued suspending attorneys for failing to comply with Rule 21 of the Rules of the Tennessee Supreme Court, which requires mandatory continuing legal education. Another order was issued on Aug. 23, suspending attorneys for failing to pay the state professional privilege tax pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 67-4-1702. Pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 9, Section 26, attorneys who are deemed noncompliant for 90 days or more are summarily suspended.