Four New BPJ Attorneys Bolster Important Practice Areas

The new year has started with four new senior-level attorneys joining our team at Burch, Porter & Johnson to add depth and strength across the breadth of our firm. Our new colleagues are: Josh Whitehead, Jon Lakey, John Cook, and Carl Jacobson.

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TN Supreme Court Appoints Hagerman Vice-Chair of Ethics Panel

BPJ Partner Jennifer Hagerman has been appointed by the Supreme Court of the State of Tennessee to the position of Vice-Chair of the Board of Professional Responsibility for 2022. That board, administered by the state Supreme Court, is charged with supervising the ethical conduct of attorneys. ItRead more

Memphis Bar Association President, Leadership Come From BPJ

Tannera George Gibson, MBA President It was a historic day: On December 2, BPJ Partner Tannera George Gibson began her term as the first African-American female President of the Memphis Bar Association in its 147-year history. (Click HERE to read the Daily Memphian story and HERE forRead more

BPJ Associate is named a Presidential Fellow by National Bar Association

Congratulations to BPJ Associate Patrick Hillard on being selected as a member of the inaugural class of Presidential Fellows by the National Bar Association, the nation’s oldest and largest network of predominantly African-American lawyers and judges.   Hillard is one of only four lawyers in the 12-memberRead more

A Milestone Anniversary for a Landmark Case

March 2, 2021 is the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in the case in which BPJ attorney Charles F. Newman represented the opponents to the construction of an Interstate expressway through Overton Park and Midtown Memphis. To mark the occasion, the Memphis Bar Association held a WebinarRead more