BPJ Associate is named a Presidential Fellow by National Bar Association

September 21, 2021
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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.

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BPJ Associate Lani Lester honored in MBJ’s 2021 Best of the Bar

August 31, 2021
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When the Memphis Business Journal asked BPJ Associate Lani Lester why she became a lawyer as part of this year’s Best of the Bar edition, she admitted she began her career with a romantic idea of what a lawyer could do – be a modern-day knight, courageously fighting for just causes.

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Five BPJ Attorneys Selected as Fellows of Memphis Bar Foundation

August 24, 2021

LeeAnne Cox, Tannera Gibson, David Goodman, Doug Halijan and Laurel Williams have been selected as 2021 Fellows of the Memphis Bar Foundation.

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Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA

June 21, 2021
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Five attorneys from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC have been recognized as outstanding practitioners in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

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Legal and Practical Considerations in Offering a Vaccine Incentive Program

May 25, 2021
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There are a few legal – and practical – things to consider as you think about how to increase vaccine participation among employees.

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An Update on the American Rescue Plan Act

May 25, 2021
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Here’s the latest information for employers about how the federal program affects COBRA premiums, unemployment benefits, and tax credits. Also, a new round of PPP loans is included.

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Paid Sick and Family Leave in the American Rescue Plan Act

May 25, 2021
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The federal aid package includes some new rules and a wide range of incentives for employers.

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2021 Legal Conference Includes BPJ Attorney

March 19, 2021
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The 2021 Society for Human Resource Management Legal Conference includes BPJ attorney Lisa A. Krupicka, presenting on the topic of new policies in the Biden administration.

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BPJ Attorneys Participate in The CROWN Act CLE

March 11, 2021
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Local legal organizations recently hosted a webinar on the CROWN Act. Lani Lester, Associate Attorney at Burch, Porter & Johnson moderated the discussion, which included Keynote Speaker State Senator Raumesh Akbari.

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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. 

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