Disciplinary Counsel - Litigation Section, Appeals

The Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee is seeking a motivated attorney for the position of Disciplinary Counsel - Litigation Section, Appeals.


  •  Investigate and conduct discovery related to complaints of attorney misconduct;
  •  Prepare pleadings and appear in disciplinary hearings before hearing panels;
  •  Represent the Board in appellate proceedings before special judges in trial courts 
     and the Tennessee Supreme Court;
  •  Serve on the Charging Committee;
  •  Prepare and present ethics continuing legal education seminars; and
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Ability:  Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to handle difficult people or highly emotional situations with diplomacy and efficiency are required.

Education and/or Experience:  Applicants must be licensed in Tennessee and have a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in the practice of law.  Must have significant experience in appellate advocacy.  Practice before the Tennessee Supreme Court is preferred.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Location: Brentwood
Department: Board of Professional Responsibility
Position Available: Immediately
Position Closing: This position will remain open until filled

To Apply

Submit a current resume, at least one writing sample, three professional references, and a completed Application for Employment (PDF), by email to human.resources@tncourts.gov

The Court System accepts only electronic applicant information saved in PDF format.

Thank you for taking time to submit your information for consideration. Applicants will not receive communication regarding your submission unless you are called to clarify or to schedule an interview.

For more information: Send questions to: Human.Resources@tncourts.gov