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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Employment Alert: Sexual Harassment

Every day brings more news of major figures in politics, journalism, business and the entertainment industry being accused of some of the grossest forms of sexual harassment. How long has it been since your company did comprehensive anti-harassment training of your work force?

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BPJ Attorney Presents at National Business Institute Seminar

Burch, Porter, & Johnson, PLLC attorney Laurel C. Williams recently presented a seminar for National Business Institute on “LLCs: Beyond the Basics”.

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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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