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Knox County lawyer disbarred third time

‚ÄčOn April 25, 2019, the Supreme Court entered an Opinion disbarring Mr. Threadgill based upon his conviction for felony income tax evasion. The disbarment is effective May 5, 2019.

‚ÄčThe Board of Professional Responsibility filed a Petition for Final Discipline against Mr. Threadgill pursuant to Rule 9, Section 14, of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Tennessee, upon his conviction of felony income tax evasion in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. The disciplinary matter was tried before a Hearing Panel which imposed a third disbarment. Mr. Threadgill appealed the judgment of the Hearing Panel to the Chancery Court for Knox County which affirmed the decision of the Hearing Panel. Mr. Threadgill appealed the decision of the Chancery Court to the Supreme Court of Tennessee which affirmed the decision of the Chancery Court and imposed a third disbarment upon Mr. Threadgill.

Mr. Threadgill is responsible for the expenses and costs of the disciplinary proceedings against him, pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Section 24.3, and must comply in all respects with the requirements and obligations of disbarred attorneys as set forth in Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Section 18.

Published April 25, 2019

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