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.) She is picturedRead more

BPJ Associate is named a Presidential Fellow by National Bar Association

Congratulations to BPJ Associate Patrick Hillard on being selected as a member of the inaugural class of Presidential Fellows by the National Bar Association, the nation’s oldest and largest network of predominantly African-American lawyers and judges.   Hillard is one of only four lawyers in the 12-memberRead 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

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

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

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