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. The event, cosponsored and held at the Nashville Public Library, marked the 50th anniversary of the ACLU-TN. Click here to read theRead more

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. Burch, Porter & Johnson has also been designated as a “Top Listed” firm in the Memphis area in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Environmental Law, Litigation-EnvironmentalRead more

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 University Center at the University of Memphis. Burch, Porter & Johnson attorneys Jennifer Hagerman and Lisa Krupicka will be there to present and discuss "When to Call for Help: A Non-Profit Leader's Guide to Surviving the BadRead more

Title IX and Higher Ed: Learning from a Recent Conference

“Tipsy, Sloppy, Drunk or Wasted?” That was the title of one of the most interesting presentations at the recent 4th Annual Title IX Sexual Misconduct Investigative Training Conference hosted by the University of Memphis, according to BPJ’s Melisa Moore, who attended along with BPJ’s Tannera Gibson. The discussion, ledRead more

Charles F. Newman Recognized with TBA Public Service Award

Newman, who has been involved in many high-profile and influential cases during his 50 years of legal practice, was honored for outstanding service to the legal profession, the legal system, and the local community. “Charlie Newman personifies the William Leech Public Service Award,” said TBA YLD FellowsRead more

Historic Overton Park Case Highlighted in Tennessee Publication

The May 2018 edition of The Tennessee Magazine included a short history lesson on Overton Park and the highway case that still impacts governement planning today. Overton Park's Citizens and Their Successful Battle Against the Highway by Bill CareyRead more

MLK50: The Burch, Porter & Johnson Connection

April 4th, 1968 was a day in history that will never be forgotten. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Memphis to lead a worker's march and prove that peaceful protests were possible. Burch, Porter & Johnson attorneys Lucius Burch, Mike Cody and Charlie Newman met with King and others daysRead more