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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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MLK50: The Burch, Porter & Johnson Connection

In 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King came to Memphis. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference employed Burch, Porter & Johnson to represent Dr. King and defend a suit brought by the City to enjoin a worker's march. Burch, Porter & Johnson successfully obtained relief from the injunction just hours before Dr. King is assassinated.

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BPJ Attorney Featured Speaker at MLK Breakfast in Springfield, IL

Burch, Porter & Johnson attorney Mike Cody is the featured speaker at the 43rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Wyndham City Centre at Seventh and Adams in Springfield, IL.

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BPJ Attorney Quoted in Smithsonian Magazine

Charlie Newman, attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson since 1965, was quoted in the January 2018 issue of Smithsonian Magazine, in the article The Strike That Brought MLK to Memphis, by Ted Conover.

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