TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Sep 5, 2012

Chief Disciplinary Counsel Nancy Jones is leaving the Board of Professional Responsibility to become General Counsel at the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. Jones, who has led the BPR since 2007, will leave the organization on Sept. 30. Under Jones' leadership, the BPR investigated over 11,866 complaints against attorneys alleging professional misconduct. Almost 2,000 of those cases resulted in some form of public or private discipline of attorneys by the board, including 66 disbarments, 205 public reprimands and 173 suspensions. Read the press release from the courts.