Rule 7, Section 10.02 of the Tennessee Supreme Court Rules allows attorneys that are enrolled, employed, or associated with a clinical program at an approved Tennessee law school to practice before Tennessee courts in all causes where the attorney is associated with the clinical program. Admission is limited to two years, except in the discretion of the Tennessee Supreme Court for special situations and for good cause shown.
Attorneys are admitted to practice before Tennessee court in all causes where the attorney is associated with a legal clinic operated in association with an approved law school. The clinical law professors may be suspended in accordance with the rules for suspension or disbarment of attorneys.
Attorneys must file the following with the Secretary of the Tennessee Board of Bar Examiners:
Upon satisfaction by the Board, the Board will grant and certify the admission to practice via letter to the applicant.
Admission to practice ceases when the attorney is no longer enrolled or associated with the program. A representative of he law school or legal services program must file a statement to that effect with the Secretary of the Board.