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Olmsted Award Presented to BPJ Attorney Charles F. Newman

Burch, Porter & Johnson attorney Charles F. Newman has received the 2019 Olmsted Award from the Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (TNASLA). The award was presented to Mr. Newman at their annual conference dinner, held April 25.

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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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BPJ Attorney Presented in Nashville

Mike Cody had the opportunity to share his experience as an attorney representing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee.

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The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 Includes 21 BPJ Attorneys

21 lawyers from Burch, Porter & Johnson have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© publication.

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BPJ Attorneys to Present at the Midsouth Nonprofit Conference

Nonprofit leaders and advisors should consider attending the upcoming Midsouth Nonprofit Conference, August 17 at the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis.

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Amicus brief by BPJ lawyer filed with the U.S. Supreme Court

Gary Peeples, an associate in Burch, Porter & Johnson’s labor and employment practice group, has written an amicus brief in the case of Frank v. Gaos; the brief was filed last month.

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Title IX and Higher Ed: Learning from a Recent Conference

BPJ Attorneys Melisa Moore and Tannera Gibson learned the differences between tipsy, sloppy, drunk, and wasted at the U of M's Title IX Training Conference.

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Charles F. Newman Recognized with TBA Public Service Award

BPJ Member Charlie Newman received the William M. Leech Public Service Award at the Tennessee Bar Association meeting June 15 in Memphis.

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Historic Overton Park Case Highlighted in Tennessee Publication

Burch, Porter & Johnson attorney Charles F. Newman is quoted in The Tennessee Magazine article, "Overton Park’s Citizens and Their Successful Battle Against the Highway," written by Bill Carey, May 2018.

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