Saturday, July 09, 2016

Tennessee Attorney Suspected Of Playing Fast & Loose With Cash In Client Trust Account; Gets Hit w/ Temporary Law License Suspension

In Memphis, Tennessee, The Commercial Appeal reports:
  • The Tennessee Supreme Court suspended Memphis lawyer Paul James Springer Sr. [] for two years and sixty days, according to the Board of Professional Responsibility.

    Springer used his trust account to pay personal and business expenses over a period of five years, according to a news release. Springer also settled a personal injury lawsuit and retained $100,000, but "refused to release settlement funds to the client and never satisfied the outstanding medical bills or judgment."

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