Les Jones Named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

November 5, 2013

Burch, Porter & Johnson is pleased to announce that attorney Les Jones has been named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. 

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The Best Lawyers 2014 Recognizes 18 BPJ attorneys and Lists the Firm #1 in Memphis for Bet-the-Company Litigation

August 29, 2013

Eighteen lawyers from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014. The firm was also "Top-Listed" in Tennessee for Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, and "Top-Listed" in Memphis in several categories: Bet-the-company Litigation, Environmental Law, and Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs. 

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Three Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Named 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers

August 26, 2013

The law firm of Burch, Porter & Johnson is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys have been named 2014 Lawyers of the Year by peer-review publication The Best Lawyers in America.

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Latest Issue of the Employment Law Update

August 1, 2013

Burch, Porter & Johnson's Labor and Employment Law practice group recently published the Summer 2013 edition of the Employment Law Update. In this issue, they announced upcoming 'Wage and Hour Worries' seminars and covered topics important to employers, such as Non-Compete Agreements, Tennessee's "Guns in Trunks" law, and a healthcare update.

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The Commercial Appeal speaks to Tom Cates about his Upcoming Retirement

July 8, 2013

Tom Cates, who has served as Germantown and Collierville city attorney for more than 17 years and was one of the legal leaders in the suburban fight for municipal schools, will retire at the end of July.

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Porter Feild Writes About Real Estate Litigation for the Memphis Business Journal

June 20, 2013

In handling matters in real estate litigation, a practitioner gains experience and develops an expertise by handling cases and studying matters which have occurred in the past; but to continue to have good productive work in the future, one must be prepared for what type of cases will be produced by the market.  

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Taylor Cates Featured in Memphis Daily News' Law Talk Profile

June 13, 2013

Taylor Cates, attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC, describes himself as "an adequate rhythm guitar player." 

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Burch, Porter & Johnson Lawyers Recognized in Chambers USA

June 7, 2013

Five attorneys from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC have been identified as outstanding practitioners in their fields in the most recent edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2013W. J. Michael Cody and Jef Feibelman were recognized in the field of general litigation, and C. Thomas Cates,W. Rowlett Scott and LeeAnne Marshall Cox were chosen for their accomplishments in the area of real estate. 

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Charlie Newman Speaks at the ABA National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law in Savannah, GA

April 8, 2013

Burch, Porter & Johnson attorney Charlie Newman recently participated in a special remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  at the American Bar Association's National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law in Savannah, GA. The program was titled, "Reflection on Dr. King in Three Parts: Commemorating 45 Years Since Dr. King's Death and the Memphis Sanitation Strike," and included many individuals involved with the civil rights movement.

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Mike Cody's work with Dr. Martin Luther King featured on The Huffington Post

April 4, 2013

Burch, Porter & Johnson veteran attorney Mike Cody is featured in a blog post by former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods on The Huffington Post today. The story, titled Martin Luther King's Dream Will Not Die, details Cody's involvement in the legal struggle Dr. Martin Luther King experienced surrounding a march for Memphis sanitation workers right before his death.

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