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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 7, 2018
The Supreme Court of Tennessee today temporarily suspended the law license of Jonathan Stephen Carlton of Nortonville, Kentucky, from the practice of law upon finding Carlton failed to respond to the board regarding a complaint of misconduct. Section 12.3 of Supreme Court Rule 9 provides for the immediate summary suspension of an attorney’s license to practice law in cases of an attorney’s failure to respond to the board regarding a complaint of misconduct. Carlton is immediately precluded from accepting any new cases, and he must cease representing existing clients by Oct. 7.
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