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 Attorney Receives A.A. Latting Award

The Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association honored BPJ attorney Tannera G. Gibson with their annual A.A. Latting Award. The award is named after Mr. Arvis “A.A.” Latting, Sr. and was presented at the recent virtual Barristers’ Ball. Latting was one of the first practicing blackRead more

A New Associate Joins Burch, Porter & Johnson

Burch, Porter & Johnson is proud to announce that L. Mathew Jehl has joined the firm as an Associate, focusing his practice in personal injury litigation, commercial and business litigation, and white collar and criminal investigations. He will also practice in government relations and municipal law, andRead 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

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

23 Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® 2020 List

Twenty-three lawyers from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 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

BPJ Member Tannera George Gibson Wins TBA Leadership Award

At the recent graduation ceremonies of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law (TBALL) class, BPJ Member Tannera George Gibson was surprised to hear that she had been awarded the 2019 Larry Dean Wilkes Award, named for the former TBA President who championed bar leadership across the stateRead 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