Posts from Government Relations & Municipal Law

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.

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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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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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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 state and passed away in 2011.

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Olmsted Award Presented to BPJ Attorney Charles F. Newman

Burch, Porter & Johnson attorney Charles F. Newman has received the 2019 Olmsted Award from the Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (TNASLA). The award was presented to Mr. Newman at their annual conference dinner, held April 25.

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BPJ Attorney Named Best of the Bar

Tannera George Gibson was recently named Best of the Bar in the Private Firm – Large category by the Memphis Business Journal.

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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.

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BPJ Attorney Selected to the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program

Continuing in the tradition of BPJ leadership, Tannera Gibson has been selected to the Class of 2019 of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law program.

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Lakeland, TN Installs BPJ Attorney as First Municipal Judge

November 12, 2018
| Posted in: Government Relations & Municipal Law

When the growing city of Lakeland looked for its first municipal judge, the Board of Commissioners chose BPJ's Taylor Cates, who began hearing cases in October. Cates will hear mostly code enforcement cases, and Lakeland city attorney Chris Patterson said, "We think it's a good tool to encourage citizens to come into compliance as issues arise."

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