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Local Lawyer Suspended

On September 1, 2022, the Tennessee Supreme Court suspended Thomas Allen Tansil, Jr. of Weakley County from the practice of law for five years, with one year served as an active suspension and the remainder to be served on probation. 

Tansil’s probation is conditioned upon completion of an evaluation by the Tennessee Lawyer Assistance Program, compliance with any recommended monitoring agreement and compliance with the terms and conditions of his criminal probation and restitution. 

Tansil is credited with the period of suspension served since the entry of the Order of Enforcement on September 15, 2021, with the exclusion of the 60 days he was incarcerated. 

Tansil submitted a conditional guilty plea acknowledging his conviction in the Circuit Court of Carroll County, Tennessee, of Theft of Property, Tampering with Government Records, and Computer Offenses violated Rules of Professional Conduct 8.4 (b) and (c). 

Pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Section 28.1, the suspension is effective upon entry of the order by the Supreme Court. Mr. Tansil must comply with the requirements of Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Sections 28 and 30.4, regarding the obligations and responsibilities of suspended attorneys and the procedure for reinstatement.

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