'Justice' Served? Tenn. Tort Atty Disbarred For False Invoices

Law360 (July 2, 2019, 9:46 PM EDT) -- Tennessee's high court on Tuesday upheld the disbarment of former Knoxville tort lawyer Loring E. Justice, who allegedly tried to bill more than $100,000 in deposition costs using false invoices after a federal court sanctioned his client's corporate opponent in a premises liability suit.

Justice had appealed a lower court's decision to disbar him on a variety of grounds. But the Tennessee Supreme Court's ruling on Tuesday didn't touch on all his arguments, calling some "too outlandish to dignify with discussion."

"For example," the court wrote in a unanimous opinion by Justice Cornelia A. Clark, "at oral argument, Mr. Justice argued...

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