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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.

Firm Receives Pro Bono Honors from Tennessee Supreme Court

On October 8, Belmont University College of Law hosted the Tennessee Supreme Court’s annual recognition of attorneys, law students, and organizations in the state that have received distinction in pro bono service.  Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella was honored for the fifth year in a row for its firm-wide pro bono service.

Additionally, four attorneys were individually recognized as “Attorneys for Justice” for 2018:

Harlan Dodson
Margaret L. Behm
Donald Capparella
Tyler Chance Yarbro

The firm is proud to stand with lawyers and law students across the state who are working to expand access to justice.

Nashville Public Library Approves Permanent Women’s Suffrage Exhibit; Margaret L. Behm among Organizers

The Nashville Public Library Board of Directors has approved a permanent collection dedicated to the city’s role in ratifying the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed American women the right to vote.  The exhibit, to be housed at the main branch library, will overlook the downtown streets where voting rights activists rallied during the 1920 vote by the Tennessee General Assembly that resulted in the U.S. Constitutional Amendment. 

DPBC’s Margaret L. Behm is one of the organizers of the “Votes for Women” exhibit.  She is quoted by Nashville Public Radio in its coverage of the story.

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.


“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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