HERBERT S. MONCIER v. HEARING PANEL OF THE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jul 22, 2013

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Herbert S. Moncier, Knoxville, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; William E. Young, Solicitor General; and Janet M. Kleinfelter, Deputy Attorney General, for the appellee, Hearing Panel of the Board of Professional Responsibility.

Judge(s): BENNETT

An attorney disciplined by the Board of Professional Responsibility brought suit against the Board hearing panel that decided his case. The attorney asserts that the hearing panel violated the Open Meetings Act. We have concluded that the trial court properly determined that the Open Meetings Act does not apply to the Board’s hearing panels.

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