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Three Attorneys Named to 2015 Best Lawyers; Firm Represented in 11 Practice Areas

August 23rd, 2014

Margaret L. Behm, Harlan Dodson, and Donald Capparella have each been selected by their peers to be named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.  Together the firm’s attorneys were  were recognized for their work in eleven fields including Employment Law, Corporate Law, Commercial Transactions, Trust & Estates Litigation, Insurance Law, Appellate Practice, and Personal Injury Litigation.

Four Dodson Parker Attorneys Recognized for Pro Bono Service

August 13th, 2014

Margaret L. Behm, Jason Gichner, Tracy D. Kane, and Tyler Chance Yarbro have each been named “Attorneys For Justice” as a part of the Tennessee Supreme Court Pro Bono Recognition Program.  The honor recognizes the hours of pro bono service that each attorney provided during 2013.

Firm receives Pro Bono Service Honor from Tennessee Supreme Court

August 13th, 2014

Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella is one of only nine law firms in the state to be named to the Tennessee Supreme Court’s 2014 Pro Bono Honor Roll.  The recognition honors the pro bono service hours of the entire firm during 2013.

American Bar Association Honors Tennessee Young Lawyers

August 9th, 2014

At the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting of its Young Lawyers Division in Boston, the group honored the work of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.  The Tennessee Young Lawyers were awarded first place in service to the public, in diversity, and the overall “cumulative” award for overall member service and public service initiatives.

Dodson Parker Attorney Candi Henry  is currently serving her fourth term on the Tennessee Bar Association’s YLD Board of Directors.

Latest Edition of Tenn. Tort Law Letter Available

August 1st, 2014

The latest edition of the Tennessee Tort Law Letter is now available online for subscribers.  This month’s issue features developments in the law regarding insurance broker liability, premises liability, and medical malpractice.  The Letter is edited by Donald Capparella, with assistance from Candi Henry, Tyler Chance Yarbro, and Jason Gichner.

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.