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Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC

Providing legal counsel in the areas of law that impact lives and livelihoods.
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Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC

Providing legal counsel in the areas of law that impact lives and livelihoods.
Call us - 615 254 2291

We work to prevent problems, and we help solve the problems that can’t be prevented. 
Our appellate practice team is among Tennessee’s most experienced and most successful.

Wills, Trusts, Estates

                          

We help Tennessee’s families and businesses plan for and navigate the changes that life brings.
Focused advice for the particular needs of government agencies and non-profits.
Lawyers with extensive trial experience in Tennessee’s state and federal courts.
If you’ve been hurt—from a car wreck, a fall, a medical procedure, or an accident—we can help.

Parker to Speak at National Business Institute Seminar

Paul S. Parker will be a featured speaker at the National Business Institute’s “Estate Planning from A to Z” seminar.  The event, which will be held August 5, 2019, in Nashville, focuses on current issues in estate administration and is designed for attorneys, trust officers, accountants, financial planners, paralegals, and other tax professionals.

Parker will lead a session entitled  “Understanding Tax Procedures to Avoid Problems Later” and will address  important tax issues that must be considered during estate administration.

For more information, or to register to attend, please click here.

Parker, a frequent speaker for the National Business Institute, has been recognized multiple times by Super Lawyers® on its Annual List of Top Attorneys in the Mid-South.  Parker practices in the areas of tax, estate planning, and probate.

Harlan Dodson Receives Lifetime Impact Award from Oasis Center

Harlan Dodson speaks at “Only in Nashville 2019,” upon receiving the Lifetime Impact Award from Oasis Center, Nashville.

On May 4, DPBC Attorney Harlan Dodson was awarded the Lifetime Impact Award from Oasis Center, the Nashville non-profit that serves more than 3000 youth annually with its programming ranging from crisis intervention to youth leadership and college and career readiness. The award was presented at the center’s annual “Only In Nashville” event, held this year at OZ Nashville. Mr. Dodson’s award reflects his 50 years of service to the institution as a founder and volunteer.

In 1969, Dodson was among a group of Nashville lawyers who established a community center for runaway teens and youth struggling with addiction. The organization grew into the Oasis Center, which today offers more than 20 programs and services focusing on four core areas of serving youth in need:  Safety, Belonging, Empowerment, and Generosity. You can learn more about the Oasis Center here.

Dodson Parker Joins Nashville Bar Association for Annual Law Day Lunch

Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC was pleased to be among the local firms sponsoring the Nashville Bar Association’s annual Law Day Luncheon, held May 3 at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville. This year’s theme was “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society,” and featured a keynote address by the Honorable Martha Craig Daughtrey, Senior United States Circuit Judge for the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

Law Day was established by President Eisenhower in 1958, and Congress established May 1 as Law Day by joint resolution passed in 1961 and later codified in the U.S. Code. Law Day provides an opportunity to understand how law and the legal process protect our liberty, strive to achieve justice, and contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share.

Behm Presents at 2019 Access To Justice Pro Bono Summit

The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission held its annual Pro Bono Summit at the Nashville Public Library on April 5.  Margaret L. Behm, who was appointed by the Court to chair the inaugural Access to Justice Commission in 2009, was a featured presenter.  Behm lead a break-out session for solo practitioners and local law firms, discussing ways that small firms can incorporate providing pro bono services into their case load.

Dismukes Leads Presentation for Murfreesboro Estate Planning Council

Covington G. Dismukes was the featured speaker at the March 19 meeting of the Murfreesboro Estate Planning Council.  She led a discussion on estate planning titled “Wow, I Didn’t Know That – What Planners and Practitioners Need to Know Today and Tomorrow.” The Council consists of Murfreesboro-area attorneys, trust advisors, and other professionals who focus on estate planning matters.


“Our firm traces its roots to some of the city’s most respected law firms and legal leaders, and as we embark on our 30th year, I am excited to help continue the firm’s heritage of professionalism and commitment to public service.”

Tyler Chance Yarbro, Managing Partner
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“Our firm traces its roots to some of the city’s most respected law firms and legal leaders, and as we embark on our 30th year, I am excited to help continue the firm’s heritage of professionalism and commitment to public service.” –Tyler Chance Yarbro, Managing Partner
“We are lawyers who like being lawyers. We are proud of our profession and what we do.”
–Margaret L. Behm, Founding Partner
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“We are lawyers who like being lawyers. We are proud of our profession and what we do.” –Margaret L. Behm, Founding Partner
“My father understood that the profession of law is about helping people. Watching him, I learned that clients need someone who can not only draw up papers but who also can give practical advice on solving problems and preparing for the future.”
–Harlan Dodson, Founding Partner
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“My father understood that the profession of law is about helping people. Watching him, I learned that clients need someone who can not only draw up papers but who also can give practical advice on solving problems and preparing for the future.” –Harlan Dodson, Founding Partner

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Nashville,TN 37208

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