VOL. 122 | NO. 149 | Thursday, August 9, 2007
The parties involved in a $78 million real estate portfolio sale from 2005 now are going to court over what one group calls a breach of contract.
Many of them served in World War II, came home war heroes and then faced obstacles in the courtroom, such as practicing law during a time when most women and minorities did not have law licenses.
Barbara B. Lapides does not work in the legal department of one municipality. In her practice at Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC, her work includes representing Millington, Piperton and Rossville. And that's what keeps her close to the pulse of municipal legal work.
Forest Hill cemeteries and funeral homes owner Clayton Smart will act as his own attorney – at least for the time being.
The roar of a buzzsaw outside intermittently drowns out his voice. Morris Cummings, the local blues harmonica player who performs under the name Blind Mississippi Morris, is describing a new song he's working on.
The sale of Memphis Networx to a Colorado telecom company for $11.5 million might not be a done deal. Even if it is, efforts are building to demand details of the deal. And the sale may come with a side agreement for a pound of political flesh.
Bill Lacy, a former strategist for Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole and Republican National Committee, will run day-to-day operations of Thompson's committee to "test the waters" for a presidential run.