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Memphis City Council votes unanimously for Judge Bernice Bouie Donald Street Burch, Porter and Johnson, PLLC is honored to commemorate the naming of Judge Bernice Bouie Donald Street. The Memphis City Council unanimously moved and approved the resolution renaming the section of Front Street between Poplar Avenue

National Employment Lawyers Association recognizes Judge Bernice Donald with Distinguished Service Award Burch, Porter and Johnson, PLLC is proud to announce that Hon. Bernice B. Donald (Ret.)  been recognized as a 2024 Distinguished Service honoree by NELA (National Employment Lawyers Association). Her award will be presented at

Chambers USA recognizes Burch, Porter and Johnson, PLLC Burch, Porter and Johnson, PLLC is honored to announce that the firm and five attorneys have been recognized by Chambers USA in its annual list of leading firms and lawyers around the world. The firm was recognized for excellence

Charles Newman to Keynote 2024 TBA Convention Bench Bar Luncheon set for June 13, 2024 at The Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN Burch, Porter and Johnson member Charles F. Newman will give the keynote address at the Bench Bar Luncheon at the Tennessee Bar Association Convention on

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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.