Ethics and Professional Responsibility

This Committee works to update and revise the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct that were patterned after the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. The current revisions to the rules went into effect on January 1, 2011.

Chair
Lewis Thomason
40 S Main St #2900
Memphis, TN 38103
(901)577-6139
Section Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

7 New Job Postings on TBA’s Joblink

See who is hiring in Tennessee. Recent job postings this month offer opportunities in litigation, real estate, health law and more. See full listings or post positions in your firm on TBA’s Joblink.
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Supreme Court Adopts Changes to Rule 7

After opening the issue up to public comment earlier this year, the Tennessee Supreme Court has officially adopted amendments to Rule 7, which governs the admission and licensing of attorneys in the state. Changes include edits to the rules governing students attending non-American Bar Association accredited law schools, approval of law schools seeking ABA accreditation and more. The rule goes into effect immediately. The court received comments from deans, clinic directors and law school faculty members.
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