VOL. 110 | NO. 111 | Thursday, June 6, 1996
Lawyer Danny K
Lawyer Danny K. Dockery has been temporarily suspended from the practice of law by order of the Tennessee Supreme Court on May 23. The court, acting upon a petition filed by the Board of Professional Responsibility, issued the immediate and temporary suspension based on the fact that Dockery failed to respond to requests for information from the board regarding a complaint of misconduct. He may not, from the date of the order, accept any new clients but he is allowed to continue to represent his existing clients through June 22.
Lawyer A. G. Burkhart Jr. has been suspended from the practice of law by order of the Supreme Court of Tennessee entered May 3. The suspension order is effective from March 4, 1994. Burkhart was suspended by the Supreme Court of Tennessee on Jan. 10, 1990, and has remained on suspension since Jan. 10, 1990 based on his conviction in Federal Court on all counts of a 33-count indictment which charged that while acting as guardian in a fiduciary he embezzled and misappropriated funds entrusted to him by the Veterans Administration.
The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a trial practice workshop on June 21 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at MBA headquarters. The workshop, previously scheduled for May 17, will offer three hours of continuing education credit. The presenters are Ronald D. Krelstein, Tim Edwards of Glassman, Jeter, Edwards & Wade P.C. and Circuit Court Judge Robert L. Childers. The cost before June 19 is $60 for MBA members and $70 for nonmembers.
The Memphis Bar Association will present seminar titled "Could You Pass a Polygraph?" on June 26 at noon at the Peabody Hotel. The seminar offers one hour of continuing education credit. The presenter is Bob Campbell, a polygraph examiner and retired special agent for the FBI. Registration before June 24 is $25 for MBA members and $30 for nonmembers.