Editorial Results (free)
1. This week in Memphis history: October 24-30
- Saturday, October 25, 2014
2009: Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton said he had received a “target” letter from federal prosecutors indicating he was the target of a federal investigation into an option he had on the land where the Greyhound bus terminal then stood. Ultimately the investigation went nowhere.
2. Pocket Park Takes Shape on Madison
- Tuesday, October 07, 2014
For several years, Scott Crosby, an attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC and co-owner of The Brass Door restaurant on Madison Avenue Downtown, had considered what, if anything, could be done with the shuttered Burger King restaurant across the street, a decaying eyesore in an otherwise vibrant strip of the street.
3. Supreme Court Justices Make Campaign Push
- Thursday, July 24, 2014
Among the candidates going door to door in Memphis this summer looking for votes was a Tennessee Supreme Court justice.
Sharon Lee, one of three justices seeking re-election in the yes-no retention races on the August ballot, campaigned Saturday, July 19, in Hickory Hill.
4. Gonitzke Named CEO of National Foundation for Transplants
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Connie Gonitzke has been appointed president and CEO of the National Foundation for Transplants. Gonitzke joined the Memphis-based organization in 2002 as a patient advocate. In 2006, she was named director of resource development, and in 2008, she became the senior vice president of development.
5. W.H. Porter Consultants Treats Engineering Like Art
- Saturday, October 12, 2013
You might not recognize it as such, yet every day in Shelby County thousands of people pass by, or over, the work of W.H. Porter Consultants PLLC.
6. Bumper Crop
- Saturday, July 13, 2013
Unless you see the signs, it is hard to tell when you have crossed the Tennessee-Mississippi state line where Fayette County, Tenn., meets Marshall County, Miss., not too far from the southern city limits of Collierville.
7. Full Docket
- Monday, November 05, 2012
Here’s a look at what’s going on at the moment in the city’s legal community and some things that are on the horizon.
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is celebrating its golden anniversary this year. On Oct. 27, the school held its 50th anniversary celebration for the Downtown facility, which opened in 2010 and marked a new chapter for a building that once was the Front Street post office for nearly 40 years and a federal courthouse before that.
8. Ciaramitaro Joins Grace-St. Luke’s as School Counselor
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Licensed clinical social worker Courtney Ciaramitaro has joined Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School as school counselor. She will work primarily with middle school students.
9. Binkley Promoted to VP at Boyle
- Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Les Binkley has been promoted to vice president at Boyle Investment Co.
10. Munchak: Assuming for Now That Hasselbeck Starts
- Friday, December 16, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Titans coach Mike Munchak says he is assuming Matt Hasselbeck is playing Sunday at Indianapolis until he sees otherwise. That's even though his veteran quarterback only watched practice Wednesday.
11. Saint Francis Partners for Prostate Event
- Friday, September 16, 2011
Saint Francis Hospital, the American Urological Association Foundation and the National Football League, are sponsoring a free men’s prostate event Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. at Saint Francis Hospital.
12. U of M Symposium to Discuss City’s Place in Law
- Thursday, February 10, 2011
Memphis over the years has been at the center of riveting, controversial and far-reaching court cases.
Many of them have either wound up in the history books or simply re-balanced the scales of justice for ordinary people.
13. Bardos Named Dean at St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Denny Bardos has joined St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School as dean of enrollment management and financial aid.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Christian Brothers University
Work Experience: Prior to joining SAA-SDS, I spent 16 years in college admissions.
Family: My wife, Amanda, and I have three children:Daniel, 14; Breana, 11; and Brandon, 2.
Favorite quote: “Many a truth is said in jest.” William Shakespeare
Last book read: “The Little Big Things” by Tom Peters
Favorite music: I like anything from Beethoven to Blink 182, but alternative is my favorite.
Favorite movie: The original “Batman” with Jack Nicholson
Sports team: Chicago Cubs
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and biking.
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could play the piano.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My mother. She was an incredibly generous, loving, spiritual, and caring woman.
What drew you to St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School? I wanted to be able to utilize my background in admissions and financial aid at an excellent independent school.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Seeing students whom I recruited go on to become very successful in their lives.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with families to show them all the outstanding benefits of a SAA-SDS education!
14. SportsBall Highlights Glassman’s Ongoing Work as Big Brother
- Thursday, July 29, 2010
Attorney Richard Glassman has filed plenty of complaints in his career, but an offhand complaint he once made changed his life and that of another person forever.
15. White House Official to Visit Local Orgs
- Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The White House official who finds new ways to address the nation’s social issues will be in Memphis next month to visit two charities and speak at a conference for nonprofit organizations.
Sonal Shah, director of the newly created White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, is coming at the invitation of the Alliance for Nonprofit Alliance. She is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Alliance’s annual conference.
16. U of M Names Murrell Assistant Dean of Distance Education
- Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Dr. Vicki Murrell has been named assistant dean of distance education for the University of Memphis.
17. Leonard Joins Madison Hotel As Director of Sales
- Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Liese Leonard recently joined the Madison Hotel as director of sales.
Leonard is responsible for overseeing all internal and external sales efforts for the hotel including developing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts and supervising all sales and catering associates.
18. 14 Applicants File for Two Judicial Vacancies
- Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Two vacancies in the western divisions of two state appeals courts have drawn a lot of interest from attorneys and judges in West Tennessee.
A total of 14 applicants filed with the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission for both vacancies by Friday’s deadline.
19. Jones Receives Welcome Home Memphis Designation
- Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Crye-Leike affiliate broker C. Lauren Jones was the first Realtor in the Memphis market to receive the Welcome Home Memphis designation when she recently earned the honor.
The designation recently was created by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and is designed to increase affordable housing expertise.
20. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis Names Byrd Executive Director
- Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Caron Byrd has been hired as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Previously, Byrd served as deputy manager of the Mid-South chapter of the American Red Cross, where she was employed for more than 11 years.
21. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
22. Out With the Old
- Monday, October 16, 2006
Nearly 40 years after it first opened, the University Center at the University of Memphis is scheduled to close Nov 1.
The closing will make way for the eventual construction of a brand new UC in the very footprint of the old building. Construction of the new UC will begin in the 2007 spring semester.
23. Archived Article
- Tuesday, October 03, 2006
3815 Advantage Way
Memphis, TN 38128
Loan Amount: $15.7 million
Sale Date: Sept. 21, 2006
Buyer: Jamesbridge Group LLC
24. Former Mayor Hackett Tapped For CEO Post at Children's Museum
- Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Richard C. "Dick" Hackett has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of the Children's Museum of Memphis. Hackett officially will take office July 17. Hackett served as mayor of Memphis from 1982 to 1992. He also served as senior vice president at ALSAC, the fundraising arm of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, for nine years after his mayoral term.
25. Tuttle Elected to State Judicial Selection Commission
- Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Dale H. Tuttle of Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC has been elected 2006 vice chairman of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. The commission interviews and recommends applicants for all state courts.
26. Is the Supreme Court's Confirmation Process Effective? Maybe.
- Friday, February 10, 2006
On Jan. 11, The New York Times printed an unusual set of charts and graphs that helped explain the previous day's congressional session on whether to appoint Samuel Alito Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court.
27. Fair Installed as President of State Realtor Group
- Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Rosemarie Fair was installed as president of the Tennessee Association of Realtors for 2006. Fair, CEO of Memphis-based One Source Commercial Inc., was named TAR Realtor of the Year in 2004. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors named her Realtor of the Year in 1991.
28. Public Administrator Named for Probate Court
- Wednesday, July 13, 2005
The Shelby County Commission appointed Scott Peatross to the position of public administrator in Shelby County Probate Court. Peatross is a partner in the law firm of Bateman Gibson LLC. He graduated from Rhodes College and Tulane Law School.
29. Archived Article: Law
- Thursday, February 10, 2005
Rhodes Law Institute Discusses Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property Headlines Rhodes Law Institute
The Daily News
Memphis will soon play host to one of the nations premier thinkers on the subject of intellectual pr...
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, November 24, 2004
Young Lawyers Division Announces New Board Members
MSO Names New General Manager
Alberto Gutierrez joined Memphis Symphony Orchestra as general manager. Gutierrez previously served as operations manager for the San Antonio Symphony. After grad...
31. Archived Article: Law
- Thursday, October 21, 2004
Grand Old Firm Turns 100
Burch, Porter & Johnson Reflects on 100 Years
The Daily News
Its a grand old building that has played host to some of the citys most prominent citizens, not to mention a handful of U.S. presidents...
32. Archived Article: Scholars (lead)
- Tuesday, July 06, 2004
Washgin scholar is initiave of advance Memphis
Local Program Creates Business Scholars
Youth learn real-life lessons from corporate volunteers
The Daily News
Early 20th century educator Booker T. Washington knew the value of...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Timm Locke, president of Locke Marketing Public Relations, was named new executive vice president of NOFMA: The Wood Flooring
Askew Appointed to AIA Fellows Jury
Lee Askew III, partner and founder of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, was appoin...
34. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 12, 2002
Ten Glankler Brown attorneys were selected by attorneys nationwide for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-2003
Ten Glankler Brown attorneys were selected by lawyers nationwide for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-2003. Lou...
35. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, December 09, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Dec. 9-Dec. 15
Wyndham Garden Hotel, 300 N. Second St., is the site of the 15th annual Current Developments in Tennessee Employment Law seminar from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. The seminar is pre...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 04, 2002
Thomas F. Barnett and Emily Turner Landry joined the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as associates. Barnett concentrates his practice in the area of litigation. He earned a bachelors degree from Ohio State Unive...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 11, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 11-March 17 March 11 Network of Memphis, an organization of progressive, professional and entrepreneuring women meets the second Monday of the month at Napa Cafe in Sanderlin Centre at 5:30 p.m. Guest ...
38. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, March 07, 2002
Northwest Airlines will restore dozens of evening flights to and from Memphis International Airport in response to customer de Northwest Airlines will restore dozens of evening flights to and from Memphis International Airport in response to custome...
39. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, October 18, 2001
Privacy, racial profiling and counter terrorism
Anti-terrorism laws concern some Mid-South students
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
Oct. 11, the United States Senate passed the Uniting and Strengthening America Act by a 93-1 vote. It is now...
40. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, August 16, 2001
Five Memphis law firms were included in Corporate Board Member magazines inaugural survey of the best corporate law firms and Five Memphis law firms were included in Corporate Board Member magazines inaugural survey of the best corporate law firms a...
41. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, March 22, 2001
A community forum addressing of criminal and social justice, including the Phillip Workman case, begins at noon Thursday in th A community forum addressing criminal and social justice, including the Phillip Workman case, begins at noon today in Buck...
42. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 17, 2000
Calendar Feb April 17 The National Civil Rights Museum hosts Bridges and Boundaries Revisited: African Americans and American Jews, through July 7 at 450 Mulberry St. For ticket information or group reservations, 521-9699. The Memphis Songwriters As...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 15, 1999
Nov Nov. 15 The Memphis Songwriters Association will meet at 7 p.m. in the University of Memphis Harris Music Building, Room 101. For more information, call Michael Porter at 577-0906 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Quality Center will offer a 36-...
44. Archived Article: Gov't Bott
- Friday, July 30, 1999
A project that will close a gap on the north side of Court Square will be considered by the Design Review Board at its meeting Wednesday Court Square project would consolidate Burch Porter By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News A project that would close a...
45. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 20, 1999
The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education will present a video law rev The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on medical malpractice from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday at 1050 One ...
46. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 13, 1999
District attorney general Bill Gibbons announced his office will begin providing programmed wireless phones to certain witnesse The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education will present a video l...
47. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 31, 1999
Ralph B Ralph B. Lake, former executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Promus Hotel Corp., has become a member of Burch, Porter & Johnson. Other new members include William A. Carson II, Scott J. Crosby, Susan M. Clark and Todd...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 08, 1998
J J. Russell Phillips Jr. has joined Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at Carpenter and Phillips in Macon, Ga. He received his bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi and his la...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 02, 1998
March 3 March 3 The Society of Professional Journalists, University of Memphis chapter, will sponsor its 17th annual Freedom of Information Congress at 7:30 p.m. in the Faulkner Lounge of the University Center. The speaker will be Barrie Dunsmore, f...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: Jane Sipes is the new assistant director of distance learning...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 22, 1997
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has announced the election of 16 new managing directors: Joseph K. Ayres, investment banker, Cumberland Securities Co., Inc., a subsidiary of Morgan Keegan; Thomas P. Brown, director, Fixed Income Research; Paul Stephens...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 22, 1996
memos 05-22 Memphis Concert Ballet has announced two staff additions: Suzy Carpenter has joined the staff of Memphis Concert Ballet as development director. She previously worked in development for the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Carpenter has a bach...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 10, 1996
04-10 Memos Ronald W. Stimpson, president and chief executive officer of Leader Federal Bank, has been appointed to the Thrift Institutions Advisory Council, a 12-member group created by the Federal Reserve Board. Minor Perkins will become the presi...
54. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 03, 1996
04-03 memos Enterprise National Bank announced several promotions: Deborah Gifford was promoted to a vice president at Enterprise. Gifford has been employed by company since its inception in 1990 and manages the retail banking division. Judy Magri w...
55. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, November 30, 1995
11/30 Law briefs The Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division elected officers and board members for 1996 at its annual meeting on Nov. 15. President-elect Chris Vescovo automatically succeeds to the office of president next year. Newly electe...