Editorial Results (free)
1. Donelson Honored With Carnival’s Highest Award
- Thursday, May 07, 2015
Nearly 500 law industry leaders filled the Hilton Memphis ballroom for Carnival Memphis’ annual Business & Industry Salute luncheon as part of its 84th anniversary celebration.
King of Carnival John Bobango, chief manager of Farris Bobango PLC, gave honors to four individuals, five locally headquartered law firms, the largest corporate law department in Tennessee and two nonprofit organizations that are vital to the legal industry.
2. Predicting the NBA Playoffs: LeBron Doesn’t Win Another Ring
- Friday, April 17, 2015
Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger, when asked to offer an opinion on the most deserving candidate for NBA Most Valuable Player, recoiled, laughed, and took a pass.
“I’m not touching that one,” he said. “Might be seeing some of those jokers in the next couple of weeks.”
3. Kirby Joins Literacy Mid-South to Lead Community Engagement
- Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Carley Cianciolo Kirby has joined Literacy Mid-South as community engagement coordinator. In her new role, Kirby will be responsible for the Mid-South Book Festival, which this year is scheduled for Sept. 25-28, as well as the citywide reading campaigns and Literacy Mid-South’s new school fundraising initiative.
4. Baker Donelson Wins Beacon of Justice Award
- Monday, July 21, 2014
The National Legal Aid and Defender Association has named Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC a 2014 Beacon of Justice Award winner.
The awards recognize law firms that have devoted significant time and resources to creating and implementing innovative strategies to improve life outcomes for low-income people. Baker Donelson is being recognized for its development of the OnlineTNJustice platform, which provides free legal services via the Internet to low-income Tennessee residents.
5. Driver’s Seat
- Friday, August 23, 2013
Don Ward hasn’t been on the road in one of his trucks in about three years, but he still wouldn’t be in any other business.
6. The Beat Goes On
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
Rosalyn Jeans slowly tapped out the syllables in her first name as she beat the drum in front of her simultaneously with each syllable.
7. Local GOP Convention Continues Tea Party Effort
- Tuesday, March 26, 2013
When Shelby County Republicans got together for the biannual party convention Sunday, March 24, in Bartlett, local party chairman Justin Joy counseled patience.
“There will probably be some moments when this will not appear to be a well-rehearsed wedding,” Joy said.
8. Health Care Alignment Trend Accelerates
- Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The trend for alignment between hospital systems and private physicians hit the Mid-South in mid-2010 and has gained momentum since.
The area’s three major hospital systems – Baptist Memorial Health Care, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and Saint Francis Healthcare – are padding their physician rosters with primary care doctors and specialists by acquiring practices in strategic locations throughout the Memphis market.
9. Baker Donelson Awards Diversity Scholarships
- Thursday, October 25, 2012
The law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has announced the 2012 recipients of the firm’s diversity scholarship.
They are Stephanie deJesus, Willie Santana and LaToyia Slay.
10. Baker Donelson Wins Industry Award
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has picked up a prominent industry award for the development of its patent pending legal project management system, BakerManage.
The International Legal Technology Association has given the Memphis-based law firm a 2012 Distinguished Peer Award for outstanding achievements in the category of “Project of the Year.” Baker Donelson also got the award for being one of the first firms in the U.S. to create and implement a legal project management office.
11. Archer-Malmo Grows as Business Surges
- Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Archer-malmo has added more than 20 people to its professional staff this year, and the growth outlook is positive.
By the end of this year, the city’s largest advertising agency’s total employee roster will have expanded to about 120, marking its peak in professional staff. Archer-malmo had that high of a headcount briefly in late 2006 and early 2007, but this growth is distinct, said CEO Russ Williams.
12. Jud Strunk Made Me Cry
- Friday, June 15, 2012
A DAISY A DAY. “He remembers the first time he met her, He remembers the first thing she said,
He remembers the first time he held her,
And the night that she came to his bed.”
13. Funding Grassroots Orgs Can be Worth Risk
- Friday, December 23, 2011
Editor’s note: Part two of a two-part series Taking a risk and funding smaller, grassroots organizations may feel challenging when there are larger, more established organizations providing similar services. Yet, even when providing award-winning services, not all organizations or institutions can serve everyone within a service area.
14. The Show Must Go On
- Friday, August 26, 2011
LIVE APPLAUSE. All are in the cast, all responsible for the experience, and all of us have a lot to show for it.
The lines may be drawn on a two-by-four to guide a saw instead of spoken on stage to guide an audience. The song might be whistled to accompany a hammer instead of sung to accompany a chorus. Equal parts sewing needles and director needling. Equal props for props and performances. Equal respect for those who guide you to your seat and those whose talent stands you straight up from it.
15. Baker Donelson Awards Bearman for Pro Bono Work
- Thursday, August 04, 2011
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has named David Bearman its Memphis Pro Bono attorney of the year.
16. DuBois Pioneer In Biz Media
- Friday, June 17, 2011
When Barney DuBois helped spearhead the launch of the Memphis Business Journal in 1979, he had no way of knowing that his efforts would forever change the media landscape in the Mid-South.
17. Blank Palette
- Friday, May 20, 2011
When best-selling author Richard Florida visited Memphis recently, he spelled out to a room full of artists the formula for building a city’s creative class – attract, retain and engage talent.
18. Baker Donelson Wins Website Award
- Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Memphis-based law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has scooped up an award for the new website at www.bakerdonelson.com it launched towards the beginning of the year.
19. DiScenza Retires; To Investigate Judicial Conduct
- Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The federal prosecutor whose job was to investigate corruption among elected officials is going to be investigating the conduct of judges.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Tim DiScenza announced this week that he is retiring after 33 years as a federal prosecutor at the end of June.
20. Donald to Receive ABA Achievement Award
- Tuesday, June 17, 2008
The American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section will honor U.S. District Court Judge Bernice B. Donald of Memphis with the inaugural Liberty Achievement Award.
The award raises awareness of the importance of diversifying the legal profession by honoring lawyers and judges who actively promote diversity within their legal communities.
21. Holder to be Tenn. Supreme Court's First Woman Chief Justice
- Friday, May 02, 2008
The next chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court will be Memphis Justice Janice Holder - who will be the state Supreme Court's first woman chief justice.
Holder will replace William M. Barker, who announced this week he will retire effective Sept. 1. Barker told his fellow justices two years ago that he would retire soon, Justice Gary R. Wade told the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Wade said the justices selected Holder as the new chief justice then and there.
22. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, May 30, 2002
Supreme Court High court issues landmark ruling in Memphis case By MARY DANDO The Daily News A recent ruling by the state Supreme Court allows an in-house attorney to turn the tables on the firm that hired the attorney to ward off lawsuits. The opin...
23. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 17, 2000
Fifty two Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates earned the accredited buyer representative (ABR) designation this year A total of 52 Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates recently earned the accredited buyer representative designation. They jo...
24. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 21, 1999
AutoZone Names Senior Vice James M. Evans Jr. has joined PSI as a staff consultant. He has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Memphis and previously worked as a structural engineer. Emily Forman has joined CB Richard Ellis as resea...
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 18, 1998
Lawrence C Lawrence C. Day has been elected to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer for TBC Corp. Day comes to TBC from Monro Muffler Brake Inc. of Rochester, N.Y., where he was president and chief execu...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 11, 1998
Gary L Gary L. Osing has joined the Waring Cox law firm as chief operating officer. He formerly was director of administration for the law firm of Hand Arendall LLC in Mobile, Ala. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Springfield ...
27. Archived Article: Law Focus Nvs
- Thursday, September 05, 1996
Judicial seats up for grabs Judicial seats up for grabs Vacated state supreme court, new criminal appeals positions in selection process By NATALIE VANTREASE STRODE The Daily News The state Judicial Selection Commission will have its hands full this...