Dodson Elected Fellow of Tennessee Bar Foundation
Harlan Dodson has recently been elected a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation. Invitations to membership, which is a position of honor, were extended to 31 attorneys this year by the Board of Trustees. and the association consists of only 841 total attorneys across the state. The introduction of new Fellows took place in January at the annual Fellows’ Dinner in Nashville.
The Bar Foundation’s purpose is two-fold: to honor attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the profession and to administer a grant making program. That project, known by its acronym “IOLTA” (Interest On Lawyers’ Trust Accounts), has awarded grants in excess of $21,000,000 to law-related, public interest projects throughout Tennessee.
Dodson, Parker, Mastroianni Attend 51st Annual Heckerling Institute
DPBC Attorneys Harlan Dodson, Paul S. Parker, and Jillian Mastroianni recently attended the 51st Annual Heckerling Institute for Estate Planning, the nation’s leading conference for estate planners.
Each year, professionals from across the nation–including attorneys, accountants, insurance professionals, certified financial planners, and Internal Revenue Service workers–gather annually with prominent authorities in the field to discuss and analyses the most important developments in estate planning and estate, gift, and income taxation.
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Sitgreaves Leads Seminar on Best Practices in Davidson Co. Circuit Court
Elizabeth Sitgreaves joined the Hon. Joe Binkley, Jr., Circuit Court Judge for the 20th Judicial District of Tennessee (Davidson County) and Nashville attorney Laura Baker at the Nashville Bar Association’s Circuit Court Practice Seminar.
Speaking on the topic “Post-Trial Issues in Circuit Court,” Sitgreaves discussed legal issues that arise after trial and how to ensure that those issues are preserved on appeal.
Sitgreaves focuses her practice on litigation, with an emphasis on handling appeals.
Capparella Recognized on “Tennessee Top 100” and “Nashville Top 50” Lists
Each year, the Super Lawyers® organization recognizes lawyers in Tennessee via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research, and peer evaluation. The Tennessee lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Tennessee Super Lawyers Top Lists.
Capparella concentrates his practice exclusively on litigation, handling trials and appeals throughout the state and federal courts. In 2016, he was elected into membership of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.