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Dodson Presents at 2014 Probate & Estate Planning Conference

October 24th, 2014

Harlan Dodson presented at the 2014 Probate & Estate Planning Conference for Tennessee Attorneys.  His presentation,  “Planning Opportunities and Challenges,”  discussed how practitioners must address estate planning in light of a series of major changes to state and federal law.

Capparella Presents “Tort Law Update” for Knoxville Bar Association

October 23rd, 2014

Donald Capparella presented a Continuing Legal Education seminar for the Knoxville Bar Association.  Capparella, who serves as editor of the Tennessee Tort Law Letter, discussed updates in tort law across the state.

Behm Named Campaign Chair for Legal Aid Society

October 17th, 2014

Margaret L. Behm will serve as the 2015 campaign chair of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands’ Campaign for Equal Justice.  This campaign is an annual initiative that raises funds for Legal Aid Society, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm.  Behm started her career with the organization, which was then called Legal Services of Middle Tennessee.  More information about the campaign can be found here.

Sitgreaves to Serve on Board of Law Examiners’ Committee

September 21st, 2014

Elizabeth Sitgreaves has been appointed to a five-year term as a member of the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners’ Investigatory Committee for the Davidson County district.  Appointments to the Committee are made by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Firm Honored by Tennessee Justice Center’s “Raising the Bar” Campaign

September 8th, 2014

At its September 7 reception, the Tennessee Justice Center recognized the 20 law firms across the state that have made a three-year financial commitment to helping ensure that Tennessee’s vulnerable populations have assistance accessing the courts to get the care they need.  Tracy Kane accepted the award on behalf of the firm.

Capparella Named Best Lawyers 2015 Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville

September 2nd, 2014

Donald Capparella has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015. Capparella was named to the list in three categories–Appellate Practice, Personal Injury Litigation, and Insurance Law. For the 2015 edition of the publication, he was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nashville.

Gichner Featured Speaker at “What Every Family Needs to Know”

August 28th, 2014

Jason Gichner was invited by Capital Financial Group to speak at its “What Every Family Needs to Know” seminar. Gichner discussed the basics of estate planning as well as options for families of children with special needs.

Three Attorneys Named to 2015 Best Lawyers List; 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 included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.  Together the 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.