Board of Professional Responsibility

Supreme Court Rule 9 -- The Board of Professional Responsibility supervises the ethical conduct of attorneys and investigates attorneys’ alleged violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct. The board is comprised of nine lawyers and three non-lawyers, and the members are appointed by the Supreme Court. An administrator and staff serve the board.

More information about the Board of Professional Responsibility, including attorney disciplinary actions, can be found at


Michael U.King, Esq.
Huntingdon, TN

Joe G. Riley, Esq.
Ridgely, TN

Kenny Blackburn
Brentwood, TN

Dana Dye, Esq.
Centerville, TN

Ruth Ellis, Esq.
Knoxville, TN

Odell Horton, Jr., Esq.
Memphis, TN

John Kitch, Esq.
Nashville, TN

Joe Looney
Crossville, TN



Sen. Jon Lundberg
Nashville, TN

Jimmie C. Miller
Kingsport, TN

Deputy Chief Tyreece Miller
Jackson, TN

Bridget J. Willhite, Esq.
Athens, TN

Supreme Court Liaison:
Justice Roger Page
TennesseeSupreme Court
SupremeCourt Building
P.O. Box 909
Jackson, TN 38302-0909

Board of Professional Responsibility Contact:
Sandy Garrett
Chief Disciplinary Counsel
Board of Professional Responsibility
10 Cadillac Drive, Suite 220
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 361-7500 Ext. 211
Fax: (615) 367-2480