The Board of Professional Responsibility is operating remotely.

For informal ethics inquiries, please enter your inquiry online using the informal inquiry form. Ethics Counsel will be receiving informal ethics inquiries online only.

Contact Us

The Board of Professional Responsibility is is an administrative agency of the Supreme Court of Tennessee. Every licensed attorney in the State of Tennessee is governed by the Board of Professional Responsibility, which provides a wide array of services to attorneys and the public.

Phone Directory

  • Main: (615) 361-7500
  • Toll-free: (800) 486-5714
  • Fax: (615) 367-2480


Individuals at the Board of Professional Responsibility may be contacted by dialing the main telephone number and using the following extensions.

Name Title Extension
 Alan Johnson  Disciplinary Counsel 207
 Beverly Sharpe  CAP Director/Counsel 226
 Brittany Lavalle Disciplinary Counsel 214
 Candis Story  Case Manager 229
 Carol Bershatsky  Receptionist 200
 Cheri Weaver  CAP Paralegal 208
 Cheryl Lang  Administrative Scan Clerk 234
 Dana Dunn  Executive Assistant 209
 Doug Bergeron  Disciplinary Counsel 239
 Eileen Smith  Disciplinary Counsel 210
 Elizabeth Gray  Administrative Assistant Scanning & Registration 202
 Giselle Sutherland  Paralegal 224
  Jerry Morgan  Disciplinary Counsel 245
  Joe Byrd  Disciplinary Counsel 246
 Kat Jennings  Lead Legal Assistant - Investigations 218
 Kelly Heflin  Legal Assistant - Investigations 242
 Kevin Balkwill Disciplinary Counsel 223
 Lani White  Registration Assistant II 227
 Laura Chastain  Ethics Counsel 212
 Liz Radford  Legal Assistant - Investigations and Litigation 238
 Mary McKnight  Registration Manager 213
 McKenzie Hollars  CAP Legal Assistant (Intake) 228
 Melanie Cail  Legal Assistant - Litigation 237
 Missy Nesbitt  Lead Legal Assistant - Litigation 221
 Molly Liens  CAP Legal Assistant 252
 Patty Burton  Assistant Director 216
 Penny Greene  Administrative Assistant Payables Clerk 219
 Reynold Gaulden, Jr.  Registration Assistant I 244
 Rita Webb  Executive Secretary 206
 Russ Willis  Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel - Litigation 236
 Sandy Garrett  Chief Disciplinary Counsel 211
 Steven Christopher  Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel - Investigations 203
 Suzie Thurber  Administrative Assistant Receivables Clerk 241
 Tony Pros  Network Administrator 230


Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Closed on all state holidays


Board of Professional Responsibility

10 Cadillac Dr, Suite 220

Brentwood, TN 37027