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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A Milestone Anniversary for a Landmark Case

March 2, 2021 is the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in the case in which BPJ attorney Charles F. Newman represented the opponents to the construction of an Interstate expressway through Overton Park and Midtown Memphis. To mark the occasion, the Memphis Bar Association held a WebinarRead 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

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 Attorney Selected as a CEO of the Year

Inside Memphis Business has selected Nathan Bicks, managing attorney for Burch, Porter & Johnson, as one of four CEOs of the year. Mr. Bicks, along with three other CEOs from the Memphis community, will be honored at a breakfast to be held at the Memphis Botanic Garden onRead 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

Five Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys named 2019 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis Area

The law firm of Burch, Porter & Johnson is pleased to announce that five attorneys from the firm have been named 2019 Lawyers of the Year by peer-review publication The The Best Lawyers in America©. The following attorneys have been recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” inRead 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

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