On Wednesday, September 27, 2023, the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee temporarily suspended attorney Monica Aislynn Timmerman following non-compliance with a Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program.

The case is entitled, “Release of Information Re: Monica Aislynn Timmerman.”

According to a release from the Board of Professional Responsibility, the temporary suspension of an attorney’s license is authorized under Section 12.3 of Supreme Court Rule 9 when they are substantially non-compliant with a Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program monitoring agreement and present a threat to the public.

As a result of this suspension, Ms. Timmerman is prohibited from taking on new cases and must cease representing existing clients by October 27, 2023. Additionally, she is not allowed to use any title or presence associated with the practice of law.

Ms. Timmerman is required to notify all clients in pending matters, as well as co-counsel and opposing counsel, about the Supreme Court’s order, and she must deliver any relevant papers or property to her clients.

To reinstate her law license, Ms. Timmerman must adhere to the requirements outlined in Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Sections 28 and 12.3(d).

Ms. Timmerman is a former Assistant District Attorney in Shelby County. She attended the University of Memphis-Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. She acquired her law license in Tennessee in 2013. Her information can be found here.

A copy of the original filing can be found here