Updated: Bloomberg Reports Delayed Tax Deadline

March 20, 2020
| Posted in: Corporate & Business Law; Taxation

Bloomberg has reported that the United States Department of the Treasury is pushing the April 15th filing and payment date back for 90 days.

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New Federal Laws Extend Paid Leave and Job Protection for Employees Affected by COVID-19

March 20, 2020
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which includes two provisions designed to extend job protection and pay for employees affected by COVID-19. Both of these provisions are applicable only to employers with fewer than 500 employees and go into effect on April 2, 2020.

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A Message About COVID-19 from BPJ

March 18, 2020

In the face of the widespread disruption caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, we want to assure you that Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC is taking all steps necessary to assure the continuity of services we offer to our clients and the community we serve. Thanks to technology and advanced planning, the firm is positioned to provide uninterrupted access to our legal services while assuring our lawyers and staff can work in a safe environment.

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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.

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Bar Association Leadership Posts Go To BPJ Lawyers

Three BPJ attorneys step up in 2020, including a future president.

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Newman Receives Lawyer's Lawyer Award

Daily Memphian profile reveals what makes it so well-deserved.

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Hagerman Honored by MBJ as a 2019 Superwoman in Business

October 28, 2019
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

No one who knows BPJ labor and employment attorney Jennifer Hagerman would be surprised that she thinks her superpower is persistence.

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BPJ Employment Attorney Lisa Krupicka Gave Bosses Some Good Advice

August 21, 2019
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

Labor and employment attorney Lisa A. Krupicka spoke on “What Every Boss Should Know” earlier this month at Lunch in the Know, sponsored by the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Small Business Council.

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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.

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Two Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Named 2020 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in Memphis Area

The law firm of Burch, Porter & Johnson is pleased to announce that two attorneys from the firm have been named 2020
Lawyers of the Year by peer-review publication The Best Lawyers in America©.

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