Tune Entrekin & White’s Lesa H. Skoney and Chris Fowler Appointed Hearing Committee Members for the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee

Tune, Entrekin & White P.C.’s attorney, Lesa H. Skoney and Chris Fowler have been appointed the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee as Hearing Committee Members for District V.

The Board of Professional Responsibility, or BPR’s mission is to “assist the Court in protecting the public from harm from unethical lawyers by administering the disciplinary process; to assist the public by providing information about the judicial system and the disciplinary system for lawyers; and, to assist lawyers by interpreting and applying the Court’s disciplinary rules.”

Lesa H. Skoney  has earned a reputation as a distinguished estate planning and probate attorney.  Ms. Skoney works with clients in matters involving the probate of wills, the representation of Executors and Trustees, and the preparation of various documents including wills and revocable living trusts, irrevocable trusts, and innumerable types of estate planning, trust or estate documents. Her background as a CPA allows Ms. Skoney to skillfully represent individuals, businesses and fiduciaries in tax audits and appeals with the Internal Revenue Service, and assists fiduciaries with estate and trust tax returns.  Ms. Skoney also assists financial institutions and small businesses matters such as limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, and real estate. Ms. Skoney  also represents clients in litigation issues involving estates, helping them to resolve their issues in an efficient and compassionate manner.

Lesa H. Skoney’s expertise in her practice area is unmatched in the middle Tennessee area.  Because of her  and her commitment to her clients, she has been named a Super Lawyer for five consecutive years, she is a Top Rated Lawyer in Taxation Law in the American Lawyer and the National Law Journal.   Lesa Hartley Skoney holds the highest designation of AV Preeminent from Martindale Hubbell. She was also named a 2015 Women Leaders in the Law in Fortune Magazine.

Chris is a skilled, experienced litigator with abilities to efficiently navigate the complexities of the judicial system.  His common sense and expertise have allowed him to consistently achieve the best possible results for his clients.

Chris’ practice is based on a thorough understanding of business, real estate, and contract law. He consistently works to maximize results for his clients.  He has extensive practical experience in real estate and property matters. He is adept in the representation of both buyers and sellers engaged in disputes regarding the purchase or sale of property, property development, tax sales, foreclosures, horizontal property regimes, and resolving issues with government agencies.  Chris has also successfully recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in value for real property wrongfully forfeited to the government.