BPJ Attorney Selected as a CEO of the Year

Inside Memphis Business has selected Nathan Bicks, managing attorney for Burch, Porter & Johnson, as one of four CEOs of the year.

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BPJ Announces Two New Members

Gary S. Peeples and Charles (Chas) Silvestri Higgins have been voted the two newest members at Burch, Porter & Johnson.

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NPA Amendments Help Fight Blight

Burch, Porter & Johnson attorneys Porter Feild and Lani Lester share Neighborhood Preservation Act amendments and how they affect property owners and lenders.

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BPJ Attorney Selected to the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program

Continuing in the tradition of BPJ leadership, Tannera Gibson has been selected to the Class of 2019 of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law program.

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John R. “Mac” McCarroll Joins BPJ

Litigator John R. “Mac” McCarroll has joined the firm as a Senior Attorney.

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Sarah E. Smith Joins BPJ

Sarah E. Smith has joined the firm as an Associate.

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Patrick J. Hillard Joins BPJ

Patrick J. Hillard has joined the firm as an Associate.

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Super Lawyers Highlights BPJ Attorney in Discovery Q&A

If she hadn't been a real estate and finance lawyer, LeeAnne Marshall Cox might have been a diplomat. Her career high point, at least so far? Helping build the new Midtown home of Ballet Memphis in 2017.

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Lakeland, TN Installs BPJ Attorney as First Municipal Judge

November 12, 2018
| Posted in: Government Relations & Municipal Law

When the growing city of Lakeland looked for its first municipal judge, the Board of Commissioners chose BPJ's Taylor Cates, who began hearing cases in October. Cates will hear mostly code enforcement cases, and Lakeland city attorney Chris Patterson said, "We think it's a good tool to encourage citizens to come into compliance as issues arise."

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BPJ Attorney Wins $2.5 Million Settlement Against DoD, Nashville VA

October 25, 2018
| Posted in: Personal Injury Litigation

Almost exactly four years ago, Aaron Merritt was honorably discharged from the Army after three tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He was sick with ulcerative colitis, though, and counted on the doctors at the Nashville VA Hospital to take care of him. They didn't, and Merritt ultimately died on October 28, 2014.

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