The firm has been a pillar of the Memphis legal community throughout its history, representing both business clients and individuals in a wide range of significant matters.  It has also been at the forefront of matters of historical importance, representing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the Memphis sanitation worker’s march in 1968 and championing the environment and conservation in a number of important cases, including one that resulted in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Learn more about events that have helped shaped Burch, Porter & Johnson over the past 11 decades.

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Law360 Reports on Sixth Circuit Win for BPJ Client

Sixth Circuit panel backs AutoZone win in race, age bias suit.

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Nathan A. Bicks Named 2018 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in Memphis Area

Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC attorney Nathan A. Bicks was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" for Criminal Defense: White-Collar in the Memphis area.

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Burch, Porter & Johnson’s attorneys rank among the most accomplished and recognized legal professionals in the region. Drawing on our diverse areas of expertise and decades of experience, members of the firm are able to serve our clients’ needs regarding nearly any legal matter that arises. Our attorneys concentrate on building and maintaining long-standing relationships with clients, some of which span more than 60 years and have involved several generations of the firm’s lawyers.

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