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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20 Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Named To The Best Lawyers® 2018 List

Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC is pleased to announce that 20 lawyers have been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

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Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC Ranked in 2018 "Best Law Firms"

Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 29 practice areas.

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Experienced Attorneys. Inspired Solutions.


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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