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

24 Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List

Twenty-four lawyers from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© publication. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America© list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on theRead more

PPP Loan Compliance and Forgiveness Clinic

BPJ attorneys David Harris and Andy Jones, along with Chad Boyd of Reynolds, Bone, & Griesbeck, will provide updates and answer questions to help clarify the PPP loan compliance and forgiveness process. Registration is required for this free session, hosted by Momentum Nonprofit Partners and Hyde Family Foundation.Read more

Bar Association Leadership Posts Go To BPJ Lawyers

Congratulations to BPJ Member Tannera George Gibson, who has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Memphis Bar Association.  With her election, Tannera will become President in 2022, the first black woman to hold the job. “Tannera continues a long tradition of BPJ lawyers playing leadership roles in theRead more

Newman Receives Lawyer’s Lawyer Award

When Charlie Newman, a BPJ attorney since 1965 and a titan of the Memphis legal community, was awarded the Judge Jerome Turner Lawyer's Lawyer award from the Memphis Bar Association last week, no one at the firm was particularly surprised, though we were happy and proud, of course.Read more

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. The Olmsted Award is named for FrederickRead more

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. Mr. Bicks, along with three other CEOs from the Memphis community, will be honored at a breakfast to be held at the Memphis Botanic Garden onRead more

BPJ Announces Two New Members

Gary S. Peeples (left) and Charles (Chas) Silvestri Higgins (right) have been voted the two newest members at Burch, Porter & Johnson, said Nathan A. Bicks, managing partner of the firm. Peeples joined the firm as an associate in 2014, and he concentrates his practice in laborRead more