TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Apr 17, 2012

Chattanooga lawyer John McConnell Wolfe Jr. was censured by the Board of Professional Responsibility  on April 13 for not filing a lawsuit in time after a personal injury action against a Veterans’ Administration Hospital was denied. The lawsuit was dismissed because of the failure to comply with the statutory deadlines, then Wolfe failed to notify his client. Therefore he violated Rules of Professional Conduct 1.3 (diligence), 1.4 (communication), 3.2 (expediting litigation), and 8.4 (misconduct). Download the BPR release