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
Beverly Yousefzadeh Administrative Payables Clerk 241
Bill Moody Disciplinary Counsel 217
Candis Grooms Case Manager 229
Carol Bershatsky Receptionist 200
Cheri Weaver CAP Legal Assistant 208
Cheryl Lang Administrative Scan Clerk  234
Dana Patrick Paralegal 224
Diane Thompson Legal Assistant - Investigations 201
Eileen Smith Disciplinary Counsel 210
Elizabeth Gray  Administrative Assistant - Scanning & Registration  202
Jennifer Croft CAP Intake Assistant 228
Jessica Schraw CAP Paralegal 240
Julie Turner Executive Assistant 209
Kelly Heflin Legal Assistant - Investigations 242
Kevin Balkwill Discplinary Counsel 223
Krisann Hodges Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel 214
Lani White Registration Assistant II 227
Laura Chastain Ethics Counsel 212
Mary McKnight Registration Manager 213
Melanie Cail Legal Assistant - Litigation  237
Patty Burton Assistant Director 216
Preston Shipp Disciplinary Counsel 222
Reynold Gaulden, Jr. Registration Assistant I 244
Rita Webb Executive Secretary 206
Russ Willis Disciplinary Counsel 236
Sandy Garrett Chief Disciplinary Counsel 211
Soumya Kademakki Lead Legal Assistant - Investigations 218
Steven Christopher Disciplinary Counsel 203
Suzanne Saucier Lead Legal Assistant - Litigation 221
Suzie Thurber Administrative Receivables Clerk 219
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