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Generation Skipping Tax: Should It Stay or Should It Go?

Behm Speaks on Nashville School of Law Professionalism Panel

During the July 27, 2017 orientation for new students at Nashville School of Law, Margaret L Behm served as a panelist for a discussion on professionalism in the field of law. She is pictured below with fellow panelist Judge Frank G. Clement, Jr., Presiding Judge, Middle Section, Tennessee Court of Appeals.

Divided Court of Appeals Explores “Duty to Warn” Law in Tennessee

$3 Million Jury Verdict Overturned; No Duty to Warn of Danger

Four DPBC attorneys listed in Summer 2017 Best Lawyers Business Edition

The Summer 2017  Best Lawyers Business Edition has been released nationwide, and four Dodson Parker attorneys were selected for inclusion.

  • Donald Capparella is identified in the field of Appellate Practice.
  • Harlan Dodson is featured in the fields of UCC Law and Non-Profit/Charities Law.
  • Margaret L. Behm and Tyler Chance Yarbro are both listed in Labor and Employment Law practice areas.  Behm is also identified in the practice area of Municipal Law, as well as Non-Profit/Charities Law, for which she was named the 2017 Best Lawyers® Nashville Lawyer of the Year.

 

New on the DPBC Blog

Drafting a Will? Watch out for Beneficiary Designations Made Prior to Divorce or Annulment

Capparella, Christy Lead CLE Benefiting Nashville Shakespeare Festival

Donald Capparella and Miranda Christy led a continuing legal education presentation of “A Comedy of Ethics” on May 26 at the HCA Auditorium in Nashville.   Judge Joseph A. Woodruff of the 21st Judicial District joined Capparella, Christy, and performers from the internationally-renowned Nashville Shakespeare Festival in exploring William Shakespeare’s most notorious ethical challenges.

The event was sponsored by Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC and HCA.  Proceeds benefited the the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.

Five Dodson Parker Attorneys Named to 2017 Nashville Best of the Bar

The Nashville Business Journal’s annual Best of the Bar List has been released, and five DPBC attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion on the list.

 

 

Margaret L. Behm  (Labor & Employment)
Donald Capparella (Litigation & Dispute)
Miranda Christy    (Real Estate)
Harlan Dodson (Estate Planning)
Tyler Chance Yarbro (Litigation & Dispute)

Each attorney has previously been named to the Best of the Bar List in prior years.

Behm Featured Panelist at First Tennessee’s “Women Wisdom & Wit”

DPBC Managing Partner Margaret L. Behm participated in First Tennessee Bank’s 2017 “Women Wisdom & Wit” series as a panelist. Behm addressed the topic “Leading through Change: Leveraging Life Transitions to Get What You Want.” The panel discussion took place Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Cal Turner Family Center at Meharry Medical College.

New Tort Law Blog Post

Settlement Agreement Enforceable; Attorney Emails Are the Proof

Behm Delivers Speech to JSA Foundation Scholarship Recipients

The JSA Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 1982, held its annual scholarship luncheon on May 10, 2017.  Margaret L. Behm, a founding board member of the organization, spoke to recognize the scholarship participants and honor Dr. June S. Anderson, who established the scholarships to encourage women who are returning to school to pursue nontraditional fields of study such as science, engineering, and business administration. The JSA Foundation Scholarships enable women to attend Middle Tennessee State University. The school’s Center for Women and Nontraditional Students is named in honor of June Anderson.