Four New BPJ Attorneys Bolster Important Practice Areas

The new year has started with four new senior-level attorneys joining our team at Burch, Porter & Johnson to add depth and strength across the breadth of our firm. Our new colleagues are: Josh Whitehead, Jon Lakey, John Cook, and Carl Jacobson.

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TN Supreme Court Appoints Hagerman Vice-Chair of Ethics Panel

BPJ Partner Jennifer Hagerman has been appointed by the Supreme Court of the State of Tennessee to the position of Vice-Chair of the Board of Professional Responsibility for 2022. That board, administered by the state Supreme Court, is charged with supervising the ethical conduct of attorneys. ItRead more

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

An Update on the American Rescue Plan Act

The recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) includes several key provisions that impact employers. The following is a summary of those provisions, though the changes to the implementation of FFCRA-like paid leave for COVID-19 related reasons are discussed in a separate article by BPJ Associate SarahRead more

CARES Act Updates

BPJ has put together summaries of recent Federal guidance on the CARES and FFCRA Acts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out our newsletter page for articles. CARES Act Updates Newsletter The attorneys of Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC are available to assist you in the interpretationRead more

2021 Legal Conference Includes BPJ Attorney

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-Memphis) hosts the 2021 Legal Day Conference on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. BPJ attorney Lisa Krupicka presents a session that HR professionals want to know about, "Upcoming HR Worries—New Policies in the Biden Administration." If you'd like to learn more or register forRead more

BPJ Attorneys Participate in The CROWN Act CLE

The Memphis Bar Association (MBA), National Bar Association (NBA) and Association of Women Attorneys (AWA) recently hosted a webinar on the CROWN Act. Lani Lester, Associate Attorney at Burch, Porter & Johnson moderated the discussion, which included Keynote Speaker State Senator Raumesh Akbari. The CROWN Act (Creating aRead more