Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Proposed Rules & Amendments

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Supreme Court
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys. 05/15/14Supreme Court Order Amending Supreme Court Rule 7, Article VI with Appendix - Effective 5/15/2014
Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement. 05/27/14Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 9 - Filed May 27, 2014
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal. 04/14/14Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments on Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 10B with Appendix
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal. 04/17/14Comments on Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 10B
Rule 13: Appointment, Qualifications, and Compensation of Counsel for Indigent Defendants. 07/09/14Supreme Court Order Amending Rule 13 Extending Pilot Program - Effective 7/9/2014
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 01/22/14Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comment on Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 21, Sections 1.01 and 10 and Supreme Court Rule 8, RPC 7.4(d) with Appendix
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 03/05/14Supreme Court Order Extending Comment Period for Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 21 - Effective 3/5/2014
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 05/06/14Comments on Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 21
Rule 31: Alternative Dispute Resolution. 01/15/14Comments on Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 31