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Six DPBC Attorneys Listed in 2018 Best Lawyers in America Publication

Six Dodson Parker lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.  Harlan Dodson, Margaret L. Behm, Donald Capparella, Tyler Chance Yarbro, Miranda Christy, and Michael B. Bressman were each recognized by the national publication.

The firm’s attorneys were recognized for their work in multiple practice areas including Commercial Litigation, Employment Law and Litigation, Corporate Law, Municipal Law, Non-Profit/Charities, Trademark Law, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Appellate Practice, Real Estate Law, and Commercial Transactions/UCC Law.

Additionally, Donald Capparella was named the 2018 Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year for Appellate Practice in the Metro Nashville area.  Each year since 2014 he has received a “Lawyer of the Year” designation from the organization.

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.


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, Yarbro Featured in Best Lawyers Business Edition

The Spring 2017 edition of Best Lawyers Business Edition has been released nationwide.  This edition focuses on “Women in the Law.”  Two DPBC attorneys, Margaret L. Behm and Tyler Yarbro are listed.

Behm and Yarbro are both listed Labor and Employment Law practice area.  Behm is also identified in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law, as well as Non-Profit/Charities Law, for which she was named the 2017 Best Lawyers® Nashville Lawyer of the Year.


Dodson Parker Included on Best Lawyers® – U.S. News 2017 “Best Law Firms” List for Metro Nashville Area

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have announced their 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings. According to the publications, the “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC received rankings in multiple practice areas for the Metro Nashville Area, with “Tier 1” rankings in Appellate Practice, Insurance Law, and Non-Profit/Charities Law.  View the firm’s complete rankings here.

Tennessee Supreme Court Recognizes Firm for Pro Bono Service

Belmont University College of Law hosted the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Celebrate Pro Bono event on October 25, recognizing attorneys, law students, and organizations in the state for their pro bono service. Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella was honored for the third year in a row for its firm-wide pro bono service.

Eight attorneys were individually recognized as “Attorneys for Justice” for 2016:

Harlan Dodson
Margaret L. Behm
Donald Capparella
Tracy D. Kane
Candi Henry
Tyler Chance Yarbro
Elizabeth Sitgreaves
Michael Bressman

Donald Capparella received additional acknowledgement for his service on the Tennessee Commission of Continuing Legal Education.

New Tennessee Tort Law Letter Available

In the latest edition of the Tennessee Tort Letter, your editors address developments in Tennessee law in healthcare liability,  wrongful death, and homeowner liability for the injuries of guests.  To learn about subscribing, click here.

DPBC attorneys Donald Capparella, Tyler Chance Yarbro, and Elizabeth Sitgreaves serve as editors of the Tennessee Tort Letter.

Yarbro Quoted on “Court Watch” Program

Tyler Chance Yarbro was quoted in The Tennessean‘s recent coverage of a pilot “Court Watch” program launching in Nashville.  Click here to read the article.

Four DPBC Attorneys Named to Legal Aid “Attorney Honor Roll”; Firm Acknowledged as “Leadership Cabinet”

The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands recently released its annual report for the year 2015, and four Dodson Parker Attorneys have been named to the organization’s “Attorney Honor Roll.”  The designation recognizes their pro bono service in volunteering for the organization.

Named to the Honor Roll are:

Margaret L. Behm
Candi Henry
Elizabeth Sitgreaves
Tyler C. Yarbro

In addition, Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC was proud to be part of the Legal Aid Society’s Leadership Cabinet for 2015, representing the firm’s financial commitment to the 2015 Campaign for Equal Justice, for which Margaret L. Behm served as 2015 Campaign Chair.  The campaign–the most successful in the organization’s history–collected more than $820,000 to help Legal Aid continue to provide free legal services to those in need.


DPBC Team Raises Money to Fight Cystic Fibrosis

The Sixth Annual Law Firm Trivia Challenge benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation was held on August 15 at the Crow’s Nest in Green Hills. The team from Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC has competed each year.  This year, Dodson Parker’s team members included attorneys Elizabeth Sitgreaves, Jillian Mastroianni, and Tyler Yarbro.