WC attorney disbarred
Posted: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 6:18 pm
The Messenger, November 8, 2011
A Weakley County attorney has been disbarred by order of the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Harry Max Speight was disbarred Wednesday by court order pursuant to Rule 9, Section 4.1, of the Rules of the Supreme Court.
According to the court’s Board of Professional Responsibility, Speight was convicted of conspiracy to make false statements and defraud the government in violation of 15 U.S.C. Section 714m(a & d) and Aiding and Abetting in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 2.
Speight’s alleged actions violate Rule 8, Section 8.4 (misconduct), of the Rules of the Supreme Court.
Speight was further ordered to pay the expenses and costs of the disciplinary proceedings against him, pursuant to Rule 9, Section 24.3, of the Rules of the Supreme Court and fully comply in all respects with the requirements and obligations of disbarred attorneys as set forth in Rule 9, Section 18.1, of the Rules of the Supreme Court, according to a news release from the board.