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TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR ROANE COUNTY ATTORNEY

On January 11, 2024, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid a claim filed against Eric John Montierth, in the amount of $3,500.00.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Mr. Montierth is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or the Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

Montierth Press Release

TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR SHELBY COUNTY ATTORNEY

On December 19, 2023, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid a claim filed against Brian Chadwick Rickman, in the amount of $12,995.96.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Mr. Rickman is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or the Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

Rickman Press Release

TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR SHELBY COUNTY ATTORNEY

On December 19, 2023, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid a claim filed against Brian Chadwick Rickman, in the amount of $3,500.00.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Mr. Rickman is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or the Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

Rickman Press Release

TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY ATTORNEY

On December 14, 2023, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid a claim filed against David Dwayne Harris, in the amount of $1,500.00.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Mr. Harris is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or the Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

Harris Press Release

 

TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR SHELBY COUNTY ATTORNEY

On October 2, 2023, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid a claim filed against Robert Harris Golder, in the amount of $2,500.00.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Mr. Golder is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or the Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

Golder Press Release

TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR SULLIVAN COUNTY ATTORNEY

On September 25, 2023, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid two claims filed against Jason R. McLellan. One claim in the amount of $5,500.00 and the other in the amount of $3,500.00.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Mr. McLellan is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or the Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

McLellan Press Release

TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR SEVIER COUNTY ATTORNEY

On September 25, 2023, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid a claim filed against James Ralph Hickman, Jr., in the amount of $11,975.00.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Mr. Hickman is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or the Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

Hickman Press Release

TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR SHELBY COUNTY ATTORNEY

On September 25, 2023, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid one claim filed against A. Sais Phillips Finney, in the amount of $8,335.00.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Ms. Finney is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or the Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

Finney Press Release

TENNESSEE LAWYERS’ FUND PAYMENT FOR SHELBY COUNTY ATTORNEY

On June 23, 2023, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Lawyers’ Fund) paid a claim filed against James Foster Schaeffer, Jr., in the amount of $748.50.
Lawyers’ Fund, financed by Tennessee lawyers and judges, was established by the Tennessee Supreme Court to reimburse individuals for losses caused by the rare instances of dishonest conduct by attorneys. The Tennessee Supreme Court appoints a Lawyers’ Fund Board, consisting of six lawyers and three non-attorney members, who serve without compensation in considering and paying claims pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25.
Mr. Schaeffer is required to reimburse Lawyers’ Fund for the amount paid to any claimant pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25 Section 16 and/or Order of Enforcement entered by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

Schaeffer Press Release