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Campbell County lawyer suspended
July 9, 2021

On July 9, 2021, the Supreme Court of Tennessee entered an order suspending Kristie Nicole Anderson from the practice of law for a period of one (1) year, with thirty (30) days active suspension, and the remainder on probation pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Section 12.2. Ms. Anderson was further ordered to engage the services of a Practice Monitor and to reimburse the Board for all costs in the disciplinary proceeding.

The Board received complaints from five (5) clients regarding the failure of Ms. Anderson to file appropriate pleadings, submit timely orders, respond to discovery and reasonably communicate regarding the status of the representation. Ms. Anderson executed a Conditional Guilty Plea acknowledging her conduct violated Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 (competence), 1.3 (diligence), 1.4 (communication), 3.2 (expediting litigation), 3.4 (fairness to opposing party and counsel), and 8.4 (a) (misconduct).

Ms. Anderson must comply with the requirements of Tennessee Supreme Court SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1Rule 9, Sections 28 and 30, regarding the obligations and responsibilities of suspended attorneys and may not return to the active practice of law until an order of reinstatement has been entered by the Supreme Court.

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