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Attorney James Allison of Memphis; serial offender

 

The state of Tennessee provided James Torreyson Allison with a law license in 1963 after he graduated from the Vanderbilt University Law School.

 

The Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility found Jimmy guilty of the following misconduct.

 

Jimmy’s 1st bite at the Attorney Misfit Apple Tree

 

  • Overdrew client’s trust account
  • Commingled client funds with personal funds
  • Paid personal expenses from trust account
  • Failed to pay medical provider in full from settlement proceeds for over 5 years
  • Knowingly concealed settlement proceeds from medical provider for several years
  • Repeatedly provided false reasons for not paying medical provider
  • Misappropriated (stole) client funds
  • Improperly paid client advance funds for living expenses
  • Took action on client’s behalf he knew or should have known the action would merely serve to harass the medical provider

As a consequence of his misconduct, the cheerleaders for Attorney Misfits sitting on the Tennessee Supreme Court punished Jimmy by gifting him with a complimentary censure.

 

Jimmy’s 2nd bite at the Attorney Misfit Apple Tree

 

  • Wrote insufficient fund check to IRS (rubber)
  • Used trust account to pay personal expenses
  • Neglected a client’s case
  • Failed to respond to client inquiries
  • Failed to keep client informed of progress of his case
  • Failed to fully cooperate with ethics investigators (Up yours, said Jimmy!)

As a consequence of his misconduct, the cheerleaders for Attorney Misfits sitting on the Tennessee Supreme Court punished Jimmy by gifting him with a complimentary 6-day suspension of his law license.

 

Jimmy’s 3rd bite at the Attorney Misfit Apple Tree

 

  • Commingled client funds with personal funds
  • Overdrew trust account (rubber)
  • Failed to maintain adequate trust account records
  • Failed to fully cooperate with ethics investigators (Up yours, said Jimmy!)

As a consequence of his misconduct, the cheerleaders for Attorney Misfits sitting on the Tennessee Supreme Court punished Jimmy by gifting him with a complimentary 6-day suspension of his law license.

 

As we speak (ca. October 2014) Jimmy practices at 8 South Third Street in Memphis, Tennessee.

 

 
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