Supreme Court of Tennessee Amends Rule 25

On May 8, 2018, the Tennessee Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection filed a Petition to Amend Rule 25 of the Rules of the Tennessee Supreme Court. By Order filed May 9, 2018, the Court solicited public comment regarding proposed amendments to Rule 25. The Court has received comments from the Knoxville Bar Association (“KBA”), the Chattanooga Bar Association (“CBA”), and attorney Terry Cox. The Court has carefully considered the comments received and thanks the KBA, the CBA, and attorney Cox for the same.

After due consideration, the Court hereby amends Rule 25 of the Rules of the Tennessee Supreme Court in the form set out in the Appendix to this Order. The Amendments to this Rule shall be effective immediately.

The Clerk shall provide a copy of this Order to LexisNexis and to Thompson Reuters. In addition, this Order shall be posted on the Tennessee Supreme Court’s website.


Amended Rule 25 APPENDIX