New Tennessee Legislation of Interest to Tort Lawyers – Post 18

Post 18 of this series brings to your attention a change in the law concerning the licensing of lawyers and  pro hac vice admission of lawyers to practice in Tennessee.   The language of T.C.A. Sec. 23-1-108 has been deleted and replaced with the following language:

No person shall practice law in this state without first receiving a license
issued by the Tennessee supreme court and complying with the provisions of
Rule 6 of the Rules of the Tennessee supreme court concerning admission to the
practice of law, except that nothing in this statute precludes the pro hac vice
admission of persons licensed in other jurisdictions in accordance with
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 19.

Here is a the text of Public Chapter 485.    Here is the text of  Rule 19 of the T.S.C.R.