Proposal to Change Tennessee Ethics Rules

The Tennessee Bar Association has filed proposed changes to the ethics rules governing the conduct of Tennessee lawyers.  The project represents the first effect to change the rules since tan entire  new code was adopted in 2002.

Read the petition of the TBA here.

Read the a red-line version here.

Read a comparison with the ABA model rule here.

The Tennessee Supreme Court has not yet indicated the length of the comment period on these proposals.