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Coronavirus Update: Federal CARES Act

After a tense week of difficult negotiations, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) on Friday, March 27, 2020. The CARES Act is the third piece of federal legislation aimed at addressing the economic issuesRead more

2021 Legal Conference Includes BPJ Attorney

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-Memphis) hosts the 2021 Legal Day Conference on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. BPJ attorney Lisa Krupicka presents a session that HR professionals want to know about, "Upcoming HR Worries—New Policies in the Biden Administration." If you'd like to learn more or register forRead more

BPJ Attorneys Participate in The CROWN Act CLE

The Memphis Bar Association (MBA), National Bar Association (NBA) and Association of Women Attorneys (AWA) 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. The CROWN Act (Creating aRead more

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

January 2021 Labor & Employment News

The New Year brings new updates, as well as new issues for employers to be aware of. This month's labor and employment news covers CARES Act updates, what you need to know about requiring employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and free speech in the workplace. JanuaryRead more

BPJ Attorneys Recognized in Recent Edition of Super Lawyers

Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys from the firm have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers. Four attorneys are recognized in the “Top 100 Tennessee” list, two have been named “Mid-South Rising Stars,” and oneRead more