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 Attorneys Recognized in Recent Edition of Super Lawyers

Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys from the firm have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers. Four attorneys are recognized in the “Top 100 Tennessee” list, two have been named “Mid-South Rising Stars,” and oneRead more

Six BPJ Attorneys Named 2021 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis Area

The law firm of Burch, Porter & Johnson is pleased to announce that six attorneys from the firm have been named as a 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in their practice area by peer-review publication The Best Lawyers in America. The following attorneys have been recognized as aRead 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

Halijan Appointed by Tennessee Supreme Court to Second Term on Rules Advisory Commission

Douglas F. Halijan, a partner at Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC in Memphis, has been appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve a second three-year term on the Advisory Commission for the Tennessee Rules of Practice and Procedure, effective January 1, 2020.  He presently serves asRead 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

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

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