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Miranda Christy Joins Firm

Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC is pleased to welcome Miranda Christy.

Miranda’s practice focuses on business transactions and real estate, advising various clients on acquisitions, dispositions, financing, development, and leasing.  She also counsels non-profit organizations and has experience in conservation easements and conservation finance.  Miranda brings more than a decade of experience to the firm, having served both as in-house counsel for UBS and, previously, as an attorney at Stites and Harbison, PLLC.

Legal Aid Society Kicks off 2017 Campaign for Equal Justice; Firm Joins 2017 Leadership Cabinet


Representatives of the 2017 Legal Aid Leadership Cabinet

The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands kicked off its annual fundraising initiative, the Campaign for Equal Justice, at a luncheon on Thursday, March 9.

The kickoff luncheon also celebrated the efforts of law firms, attorneys and community partners in advancing the work of Legal Aid Society, including the 2016 Leadership Cabinet – a group of 45 Nashville-area law firms and in-house legal departments that have committed to giving $400 per attorney.   Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC is pleased to join the Leadership Cabinet for the eighth consecutive year.

Parker Speaks at National Business Institute Seminar

Paul S. Parker served as a featured speaker for the March 9, 2017 National Business Institute seminar in Nashville.

The event, focused on current issues relating to wills and trusts, was designed for attorneys, trust officers, accountants, and financial planners.  Leading the “Basic Tax Concerns” session, Parker addressed new legislation and other important tax issues that must be considered when drafting wills and trusts for clients.

Parker practices in the areas of tax, estate planning, and probate.

Proposed Legislation Could Have Big Impact on Right to Jury Trials

On the DPBC Blog, a roundup of pending legislation that might affect the court system and access to justice.

Capparella Leads CLE Benefit in Jackson

Donald Capparella led the continuing legal education seminar, “A Comedy of Ethics” in Jackson, Tennessee on March 3.  The program, which used the plays of William Shakespeare to teach principles in legal ethics, served as a benefit for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and the Lawyers’ Association for Women–Anne Schneider Chapter.  The seminar was also sponsored by West Tennessee Legal Services.

Capparella was joined by the Honorable J. Steven Stafford of the Tennessee Court of Appeals, the Honorable James F. Butler, Chancellor for the 26th Judicial District, and Jackson attorney Catherine Clayton.

Mastroianni, Stigreaves Present CLE Seminar

On March 3, Jillian Mastroianni joined the Honorable Randy Kennedy (7th Circuit Court, 20th Judicial District) as part of the Nashville Bar Association’s Friday FUNdamentals series of continuing legal education programs for first and second year attorneys.  Judge Kennedy and Ms. Mastroianni discussed basic estate planning and probate.  DPBC attorney Elizabeth Sitgreaves served as producer of the program.


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