NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former Sumner County attorney who is charged with stealing from his clients.
At the request of 18th Judicial District Attorney General Ray Whitley, on December 6, 2016, TBI Special Agents began investigating former attorney Andy Lamar Allman of Hendersonville on theft allegations. The investigation revealed that several of Allman’s clients had filed complaints indicating that Allman stole funds from them while he was acting as their attorney. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that Allman had taken funds from his clients from December 2012 through October 2016. Allman was suspended from the practice of law in September 2016.
On August 9th, the Sumner County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Allman (DOB 06/06/1969) with 17 counts of Theft of Property. Allman turned himself in to authorities at the Sumner County Jail Monday afternoon, where he was arrested and booked on a $200,000 bond.