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Paul S. Parker was one of the featured presenters at the recent seminar, LLCs from Start to Finish, presented by the National Business Institute. The two-day conference, designed for attorneys. accountants, and banking professionals was held at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville on August 6-7, 2018.
Parker presented “LLC or S-Corp Tax Considerations” on August 6. His presentation addressed issues such as pass through taxation, tax basis concerns, and compensation strategies for owners and employees.
Parker practices in the areas of tax, estate planning and probate, small business, and corporation law.
The Nashville Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Committee has published the eighth edition of Appellate Advocacy: A Handbook on Appellate Practice in Tennessee. The Handbook provides novice and experienced litigators with tips and analysis on practicing in the state’s appellate courts and is available online.
Dodson Parker Behm and Capparella is proud to have four lawyers included among the Nashville Business Journal’s 2018 “Best of the Bar.” Harlan Dodson, Margaret Behm, Donald Capparella, and Miranda Christy were selected as “Best of the Bar” by a vote of their peers.
The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently released its opinion in In re: Philip Roseman 2012 Irrevocable Gift Trust, a case that involved a determination of whether a property had been fully transferred into a trust. Margaret L. Behm and Tyler Chance Yarbro successfully represented the trustee at trial and on appeal.
The attorneys at Dodson Parker frequently handle trusts and estate litigation at the trial and appellate level. Click here to learn more about our team.
At its 2018 annual convention in Memphis, the Tennessee Trial Lawyers’ Association recognized Donald Capparella for his advocacy. Capparella was counsel of record for Dedmon v. Steelman, the 2017 Tennessee Supreme Court case that preserved the “collateral source rule.” The rule helps ensure that injured people can recover the full value of the medical bills they are charged.
The TTLA works to protect the civil justice system while advocating for accountability and the rights of all citizens. It does that by upholding and defending the Constitution of the United States, advancing the science of jurisprudence, promoting the administration of justice for the public good, and upholding the honor and dignity of the profession of law.
Donald is a long time member of the TTLA . For the 2018-2019 year, he will serve as editor of the Association’s magazine.
–Tyler Chance Yarbro, Managing Partner
–Margaret L. Behm, Founding Partner
–Harlan Dodson, Founding Partner