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BPJ Attorney Receives A.A. Latting Award

The Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association honored BPJ attorney Tannera G. Gibson with their annual A.A. Latting Award. The award is named after Mr. Arvis “A.A.” Latting, Sr. and was presented at the recent virtual Barristers’ Ball. Latting was one of the first practicing blackRead more

FFCRA and Unemployment Updates

Revised FFCRA Guidance Issued As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, employers are still grappling with the proper application of and compliance with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), which is currently in effect until December 31, 2020.  The Department of Labor has issued ongoingRead more

A New Associate Joins Burch, Porter & Johnson

Burch, Porter & Johnson is proud to announce that L. Mathew Jehl has joined the firm as an Associate, focusing his practice in personal injury litigation, commercial and business litigation, and white collar and criminal investigations. He will also practice in government relations and municipal law, andRead more

Six BPJ Attorneys Named 2021 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis Area

The law firm of Burch, Porter & Johnson is pleased to announce that six attorneys from the firm have been named as a 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in their practice area by peer-review publication The Best Lawyers in America. The following attorneys have been recognized as aRead more

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. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America© list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on theRead more

PPP Loan Compliance and Forgiveness Clinic

BPJ attorneys David Harris and Andy Jones, along with Chad Boyd of Reynolds, Bone, & Griesbeck, will provide updates and answer questions to help clarify the PPP loan compliance and forgiveness process. Registration is required for this free session, hosted by Momentum Nonprofit Partners and Hyde Family Foundation.Read more

A Statement from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC

“I wish I could say that racism and prejudice were only distant memories….In the chill climate in which we live, we must go against the prevailing wind. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must dissent from the fear, the hatredRead more

Unemployment and PPP Updates

Recalling Furloughed Employees and Unemployment Benefits: TN Return to Work by Sarah E. Stuart As many businesses in Tennessee begin the process of reopening, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (“TDLWD”) has issued clarification on employees’ obligation to return to work if called back.  Subject toRead more