BPJ Member Jennifer Shorb Hagerman Achieves Prestigious Fellowship

After an extensive nomination process and 20 years of legal practice, BPJ Member Jennifer Shorb Hagerman has been elected a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. The College promotes advancement and education in the practice of labor and employment law, and values civility and professionalismRead 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

SHRM Legal Day Conference Includes BPJ Attorney

The Society for Human Resource Management hosts the 2019 Legal Day Conference on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. BPJ attorney Lisa Krupicka presents a session that many HR professionals are facing today, "Opioids in the Workplace/The Crisis Deepens: What Can HR Do?" If you'd like to learn more or registerRead more

BPJ Attorney Named Best of the Bar

Congratulations to Tannera George Gibson for being named Best of the Bar in the Private Firm – Large category by the Memphis Business Journal. Gibson was born and raised in Memphis, and received both her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Memphis. Her practice focuses on municipal law,Read more

BPJ Announces Two New Members

Gary S. Peeples (left) and Charles (Chas) Silvestri Higgins (right) have been voted the two newest members at Burch, Porter & Johnson, said Nathan A. Bicks, managing partner of the firm. Peeples joined the firm as an associate in 2014, and he concentrates his practice in laborRead more

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