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Behm, Henry Judicial Selection Article Published in Belmont Law Review

July 30th, 2014

Belmont Law Review has released its inaugural edition, which features an article by Margaret L. Behm and Candi Henry. The article, “Judicial Selection in Tennessee:  Deciding ‘the Decider’” examines the historical evolution of the state’s merit-based appellate judicial selection system.  Behm and Henry were invited to submit the article as part of their participation in the law school’s 2013 symposium on Tennessee legal reform.

Sitgreaves Leads Seminar on Judicial Appointment System & Elections

July 28th, 2014

Elizabeth Sitgreaves presented a continuing legal education seminar for the Nashville Bar Association.  The presentation, titled “August 7, 2014: Why This Election Is Important to the Legal Community” addressed the history of Tennessee’s appellate judicial selection system and the implications of the upcoming statewide elections.

Sitgreaves Named to Inaugural Class of NBF Leadership Forum

July 25th, 2014

Elizabeth Sitgreaves is one of only 28 lawyers from the Nashville area selected for the inaugural class of the Nashville Bar Foundation’s Leadership Forum.  The nine-month professional development program provides local attorneys an innovative opportunity to learn, collaborate, network and serve the local community and the legal profession.

Candi Henry Presents Seminar on Discovery Rules and Sanctions

July 24th, 2014

Candi Henry presented a continuing legal education seminar for the M. Lee Smith Company today.  Addressing the topic of discovery rules and sanctions, her presentation focused on the parameters of discovery and case law interpreting the attorney’s obligations during the discovery process.

Dodson Parker Attorneys Raise Funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters

July 5th, 2014

A team of Dodson Parker attorneys joined with other Nashville-area lawyers at the fifth annual “Lawyers for Littles” Bowl for Kids’ Sake event, helping to raise $15,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee.  Twenty-one teams participated in the event at Hillwood Strike and Spare in West Nashville on June 26, 2014.  Members of the Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella team were Elizabeth Sitgreaves, Jason Gichner, Tyler Yarbro, and Jillian Mastroianni.

Dodson Parker attorney Elizabeth Sitgreaves organized the event, along with Thomas W. Shumate, IV of Kay, Griffin, Enkema & Colbert, P.L.L.C., Laura B. Baker of the Law Offices of John Day, P.C.

Latest Issue of Tennessee Tort Law Letter Available

July 1st, 2014

The latest issue of the Tennessee Tort Law Letter is now available for subscribers.  This month’s newsletter addresses the Tennessee Supreme Court’s latest ruling on filing requirements in healthcare liability cases as well as the other most recent tort rulings by the Court of Appeals. Donald Capparella is the editor of the Letter, which is published by M. Lee Smith/BLR. He is assisted by attorneys Candi Henry, Tyler Chance Yarbro, and Jason Gichner.

Dodson, Behm, Capparella honored at Best of Bar Event

June 27th, 2014

The Nashville Business Journal’s Best of the Bar Reception was held June 26.  Only 21 lawyers in Nashville were recognized in the small firm category, and Dodson Parker attorneys Margaret L. Behm, Harlan Dodson, and Donald Capparella were each selected.  View pictures from the event here.

Sitgreaves Featured Speaker at Napier-Looby Bar Association Meeting

June 25th, 2014

Elizabeth Sitgreaves was a featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Napier-Looby Bar Association held on June 24 at the Baker-Donelson Special Events Center in Nashville.   She and co-presenter Professor Alistair Newbern of Vanderbilt Law School discussed the importance of  a fair and impartial judiciary and the significance of the upcoming judicial elections.