TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 18, 2012

The Tennessee Supreme Court disbarred Georgia lawyer Stephen V. Fitzgerald Jr. on April 17, after the Supreme Court of Georgia accepted his decision to voluntarily surrender his license. Pursuant to the Rules of Discipline of the State Bar of Georgia, a voluntary surrender of license is tantamount to disbarment. With regard to his Tennessee license, Fitzgerald must pay the Board of Professional Responsibility’s costs and wait five years before seeking reinstatement. Download the BPR release