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Parker Leads Estate Administration Seminar

Paul S. Parker was a featured presenter at the National Business Institute’s November 16 seminar in Nashville. The program, Estate Administration From Start to Finish, was designed for attorneys, accountants, and banking professionals. Parker presented “Handling Estate Administration Tax Issues,” discussing the intersection of tax law and estate administration.

Parker practices in the areas of tax, estate planning and probate, small business, and corporation law.

DPBC Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Three Dodson Parker Attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers® on its Annual List of Top Attorneys in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

Margaret L. Behm‘s diverse practice includes business transactions and litigation, employment law, and providing counsel to municipal agencies. She has been named to the Super Lawyers list each year since 2007.

Donald Capparella focuses his practice on litigation, both at the trial level and on appeal, with an emphasis on tort and insurance litigation, family law, and personal injury.  He has been named to the Super Lawyers list each year since 2009.

Paul Parker practices in the areas of estate planning and probate and tax law. He regularly conducts continuing legal education seminars for other attorneys on tax, trust, and estate planning issues. This is his second consecutive appearance on the Super Lawyers List

Additionally, attorney Candi Henry, who serves as consulting counsel for several of the firm’s clients, has been selected to the 2018 Mid-South Rising Stars List.  She has been identified on the Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star list five times.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

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.

Six DPBC Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Edition

Six lawyers from the firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 list. Together, their work is recognized in seventeen different practice areas. Each attorney has previously been listed in the publication, which uses a peer-review system to determine honorees.

Appellate Practice
Donald Capparella
Art Law
Michael B. Bressman
Commercial Litigation
Margaret L. Behm
Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Harlan Dodson
Corporate Law
Margaret L. Behm, Harlan Dodson
Employment Law – Individuals
Margaret L Behm, Tyler Chance Yarbro
Employment LawManagement
Margaret L. Behm, Tyler Chance Yarbro
Information Technology Law
Michael B. Bressman
Insurance Law
Donald Capparella
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Margaret L. Behm, Tyler Chance Yarbro
Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Harlan Dodson
Municipal Law
Margaret L. Behm
Nonprofit / Charities Law
Margaret L. Behm, Harlan Dodson
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
Donald Capparella
Real Estate Law
Miranda Christy, Harlan Dodson
Trademark Law
Michael B. Bressman
Trusts and Estates
Harlan Dodson

 

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.

Parker To Talk Tax Considerations for National Business Institute

Paul S. Parker is one of the featured presenters at an upcoming conference presented by National Business Institute. The two-day seminar, LLCs from Start to Finish, is designed for attorneys. accountants, and banking professionals and will be held at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville on August 6-7, 2018.  

Parker is slated to present “LLC or S-Corp Tax Considerations” on August 6.  His presentation will address issues such as pass through taxation, tax basis concerns, and compensation strategies for owners and employees. To attend the NBI seminar or learn more, click here.

Parker practices in the areas of tax, estate planning and probate, small business, and corporation law.

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.

TBA Names Connie Clark Recipient of Drowota Award; Behm Quoted on Selection

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark has been named the recipient of the Tennessee Bar Association’s prestigious Justice Frank F. Drowota III Award.  It is the organization’s highest honor for service to the judiciary. The award was announced via a Tennessee Bar Association press release.

In naming her as the honoree, the TBA noted specifically Justice Clark’s implementation of the Access to Justice Commissions’s first-ever strategic plan and the creation of the Tennessee Faith and Justice Alliance.

DPBC’s Margaret L. Behm, who served as the first chair of the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission, was quoted on Justice Clark’s selection. “No one in Tennessee knows more about the Tennessee judicial system than Justice Clark, Her entire professional life has been devoted to the service of others and the promotion of the rule of law.”

Justice Clark will accept the award during the TBA’s annual convention in June.


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