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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

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 Leads “LLC or S-Corp: Tax Considerations” Seminar

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.

8th Edition of Appellate Practice Handbook Now Available

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.

Donald Capparella and Candi Henry were among the editors of the Handbook.   Both have previously served as co-chairs of the NBA Appellate Practice Committee.

Behm, Yarbro Successful on Appeal in Trust Litigation

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.

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association Recognizes Donald Capparella

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. Steelmanthe 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.


“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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