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“Lawyers for Littles” Raises over $15K for Big Brothers Big Sisters

May 20th, 2016

IMG_4608The annual “Lawyers for Littles” bowling benefit for Big Brothers Big IMG_4609Sisters of Middle Tennessee was held May 19, and the Dodson Parker team took home the trophy as top fund-raisers. DPBC attorney Liz Sitgreaves co-chaired the event for the second year. Over $15,000 was raised in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Thanks to everyone for participating.

Tort Law Blog: Better Late Than Never

May 2nd, 2016

Blog-2.png-e1459432203230On the Tort Law Blog, a review of a recent case discussing when it is too late to intervene during a pending lawsuit.

April Edition of Tennessee Tort Law Letter Available

April 29th, 2016

In the April 2016 edition of the Tennessee Tort Letter, your editors4.16 Tort Law Letter
address developments in Tennessee law, including new cases discussing ATVs and the recreational use law and the “ordinary negligence exception” as applied to a healthcare liability case.   To learn about subscribing, click here.

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

Margaret L. Behm Honored at Lawyers’ Association for Women Banquet

April 21st, 2016

At its April 20 annual meeting and banquet, the Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter, presented Margaret L. Behm with the Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey Award, recognizing Margaret’s achievements in and service to the legal profession, especially in the areas of promoting women.

Tort Law Blog: Tennessee Court of Appeals Rejects “Preemption Rule “

April 18th, 2016

On the DPBC Tort Law Blog, some new law on negligence and the “non-preemption rule.”

Tracy D. Kane’s Article “Unwell” Featured in April 2016 Nashville Bar Journal

April 12th, 2016

In the April edition of the Nashville Bar Journal, Tracy D. Kane asks, “You may be fit, but are you well?”

On the DPBC Tort Law Blog: Does Oral Argument Really Matter?

April 8th, 2016

Blog-2.png-e1459432203230Donald Capparella and Elizabeth Sitgreaves address when and how oral argument can make a difference on appeal.

Capparella Featured Speaker at “Tennessee Court of Appeals Academy”

April 4th, 2016

Donald Capparella was a featured panelist at the Tennessee Bar Association’s “Tennessee Court of Appeals Academy” in Memphis on April 1, 2016.  Capparella provided tips and instruction on how to be an effective advocate for clients during oral argument on appeal.