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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:
Margaret L. Behm
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.
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.
–Tyler Chance Yarbro, Managing Partner
–Margaret L. Behm, Founding Partner
–Harlan Dodson, Founding Partner