Posted: Friday, February 25, 2011 11:55 am
The Messenger, February 25, 2011
Weakley County attorney Kyle Eric Crowe has been reinstated to the practice of law by order of the Tennessee Supreme Court entered Feb. 16.
Crowe was temporarily suspended from the practice of law by order of the Supreme Court on Nov. 24, 2009, for misappropriation of funds thereby posing a threat of substantial harm to the public.
Crowe filed a petition to dissolve order of temporary suspension. On Feb. 7, 2011, a hearing panel entered a recommendation that the temporary suspension be dissolved with the following conditions: (1) Crowe shall comply with his monitoring agreement entered into with the Tennessee Lawyers’ Assistance Program (“TLAP”); (2) attorney Langdon Unger and Crowe shall ascertain to whom the funds currently in his trust accounts are owed and immediately forward those funds to those people; disbursement subject to approval of the board; (3) pending resolution of disciplinary charges, Crowe shall not enter into the solo practice of law and shall work only in a supervised firm setting where he has no control over trust funds and/or a trust account; and (4) Crowe’s spouse shall not be permitted to work in any capacity involving Crowe’s present or future trust accounts.