VOL. 126 | NO. 27 | Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Bradley Named Mid-South Super Lawyer
By Taylor Shoptaw
J. Anthony Bradley has been named for the third consecutive year to the Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate practice areas.
(Photo: Lance Murphey)
Hometown: Corinth, Miss.
Education: Bachelor of accounting, 1992, University of Mississippi; master of accounting, 1994, University of Mississippi; J.D., 1996, University of Mississippi; LL.M. taxation, 1998, University of Miami.
Work Experience: Fourteen years, with last seven at the Bradley Law Firm PLLC.
Family: Wife, Christy, and daughter, Hannah Grace.
Favorite quote: “Never mistake motion for action.” – Ernest Hemingway.
Last book read: “The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band” by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Neil Strauss.
Favorite music: Webb Wilder
Favorite movie: “Vertigo”
Sports team: Ole Miss Rebels
Activities you enjoy outside of work: Spending time with my wife and daughter.
What talent do you wish you had? Mind-reading.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My parents.
Why did you pursue a career in law? I loved Perry Mason re-runs.
What drew you to the practice areas of estate planning, probate, real estate and business law? I have always had an interest in better understanding how individuals in business succeed, fail, and how to solve their many issues and problems through estate and tax planning and asset preservation planning.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Opening my own office and recognition from my peers and clients.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Helping people attain their legal goals and needs.
Grant Rauchle has joined Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc. as an electrical designer. Ryan McDaniel has joined the firm as a senior structural engineer and structural department manager. Casey O’Rourke has joined the firm as marketing coordinator.
The Memphis Chapter of the Society for Information Management has named its board of directors. They are Rick San Roman, president; Jana Markowitz, program chair; Rick Pride, SIM international liaison; Christi Daigre, marketing; Dick Vandenberg, strategy series co-chair; Della Adams, strategy series co-chair; Dennis Norton, community outreach; John Oglesby, membership co-chair; Tim Meek, vice president; Stephen Schaefgen, treasurer; and Susan Caldwell, membership co-chair.
Dr. Mark V. Smith, distinguished service professor of education at Rhodes College, has received a Meritorious Service Award from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Dr. David Kimler and Bill Schwam have joined the Shelby Residential and Vocational Services Advisory Council. Kimler is a dentist and Schwam is the general manager of United Access.
Joseph B. Baker has joined the firm of McDonald Kuhn PLLC as an associate.
Lauren Mabon has joined Southern Growth Studio as an account manager. Ben Prudhomme has joined as an account coordinator. Brooke Graber has joined as new business manager and Terry Griffin has joined as art director.
LeMoyne-Owen College President Johnnie B. Watson has been named to the board of directors of the Memphis Chamber of Commerce. He will be among the educators appointed to represent academic and work force development.