BPJ Attorney Selected to the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program

Continuing in the tradition of BPJ leadership, firm member Tannera Gibson has been selected to the Class of 2019 of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law program. BPJ attorney Trey Thacher, a graduate of the program and co-chair of the steering committee, made the announcement. The program selects attorneys fromRead more

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

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