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Capparella, Yarbro Lead Seminar at The Belcourt Theatre

May 22nd, 2015

Donald Capparella and Tyler Yarbro presented the continuing legal education seminar “Much Ado about Ethics” at Nashville’s historic Belcourt Theatre on May 21, 2015.  They were joined by Nashville attorney Sean J. Martin.  The popular CLE series donates all proceeds to the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.

Sponsors for the seminar were the law firms of Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC, and Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

Should Your Client Take the Stand? Gichner Featured Speaker on Panel

May 20th, 2015

Jason M. Gichner was a speaker at the the May 19, 2015 meeting of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court, presenting a Continuing Legal Education Program on the circumstances under which criminal defendants should (should not) take the stand.  Other presenters included Davidson County Criminal Court Judge Steve Dozier, Nashville Attorney Patrick Frogge, and Metro Assistant District Attorney Amy Hunter.

With more than twelve years of trial and appellate experience, Jason Gichner is a veteran litigator who maintains a general litigation practice, with emphasis on criminal law, complex civil litigation, and business disputes.  He also serves as a Panel Attorney on the CJA Panel for the United States Federal Court, Middle District of Tennessee.

Sitgreaves Completes Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum Program

May 18th, 2015

Elizabeth Sitgreaves has been named a graduate of the Nashville Bar Foundation’s Leadership Forum.  In 2014, she was among only 25 attorneys selected as a members of the Forum’s inaugural class.  The nine-month professional development program designed for lawyers offers  an innovative opportunity to learn, collaborate, and serve the local community and the legal profession.

Sitgreaves focuses her practice on litigation and general business advice.

Capparella Leads Fundraising Legal Seminar for Nashville Shakespeare Festival

May 16th, 2015

Donald Capparella, joined by Metro Nashville Public Defender Dawn Deaner and Nashville Attorney Ed Lanquist, presented “Much Ado About Ethics” at HCA on May 15, 2015.  The popular Continuing Legal Education Series donates all proceeds to benefit the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.

Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC sponsored the program, along with Hospital Corporation of America and Patterson Law.

Kane, Sitgreaves Featured Authors in L.A.W. Newsletter

May 13th, 2015

Tracy D. Kane and Elizabeth Sitgreaves each have articles in the May Issue of L.A.W. Matters, the newsletter of the Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter.  Kane’s article focuses on finding work-life balance, and Sitgreaves’s recurring “Culinary Docket” column provides restaurant reviews.

Read the newsletter here.

Behm, Dodson, Capparella named to Nashville Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar 2015″ List

April 30th, 2015

Margaret L. Behm, Harlan Dodson, and Donald Capparella have been named to the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar 2015″ list.  Only 23 lawyers in the Nashville area were recognized in the small firm category.  Selection to the list is made by an open nomination process, and the nominees were selected by their peers for inclusion to the list.  Behm, Dodson, and Capparella have each previously been named to the “Best of the Bar’ list.

Henry Presents at NBA Appellate Practice Seminar

April 17th, 2015

Candi Henry was a featured presenter at the Nashville Bar Association’s “Anatomy of An Appeal” CLE program on April 16.  Along with the Honorable W. Neal McBrayer of the Tennessee Court of Appeals and attorney John C. Hayworth of Butler Snow, she addressed best practices in developing the appellate brief and preparing for oral argument in front of the state’s appellate courts.

Elizabeth Sitgreaves Receives L.A.W. “Rising Star” Award

April 7th, 2015

The Lawyers Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter, has named Elizabeth Sitgreaves the recipient of its 2015 Rising Star Award. Sitgreaves, a member of the LAW’s Board of Directors was honored for her contributions to the organization as well as for her service spearheading LAW’s Coalition for Fair Courts during the 2014 statewide judicial elections.  Read the article announcing her award here.