On Friday, January 13, 2023, the Disciplinary District VI of the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee ruled on charges of attorney discipline against Madisonville attorney Derek Timothy Green alleging misconduct.

The case is entitled “In Re: Derek Timothy Green” with Case #70595-3-ES.

The charges cited Rules of Professional Conduct 1.3 (diligence) and 8.4(c) (conduct involving dishonesty).

The rules of professional conduct can be found on the Tennessee State Courts website.

The filing states:

“Mr. Green was hired to file a residential eviction for a client. Mr. Green falsely informed the client that the warrant had been filed, and the client should appear in court on a date in January 2022, and on March 16, March 23, and March 30, 2022. The client appeared in court three times and the matter was not on the docket. Mr. Green then informed the client that the warrant had not been filed. Mr. Green refunded the fee paid by the client, filed the warrant in April 2022, and eventually received a judgment for possession and damages for the client.”

By these acts, the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility concluded that Mr. Green violated the above-cited rules and publicly censured him for these violations.

As of today, Mr. Derek Timothy Green practices in Madisonville, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Memphis – Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He has been licensed in Tennessee, license #025411. Green’s bio can be found on Avvo.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.