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1. Last Word: Mason Temple 50 Years Later, Medical Pot Dies in Nashville and Fire
- Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Mason Temple still looks pretty much the same as it did in 1968 when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came there to give what would be his last speech – the Mountaintop speech – the night before his assassination. Tuesday evening, 50 years to the day that King gave that speech, the Church of God In Christ sanctuary was awash and aglow in multi-colored lights as a capacity invitation-only crowd gathered to mark the occasion.
2. MLK50 Events: A Roundup of Memphis Happenings
- Saturday, March 31, 2018
Here's a selection of events in Memphis marking the 50th anniversary of the 1968 sanitation workers' strike and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. April 3 is the 50th anniversary of King’s last speech – the “Mountaintop” speech at Mason Temple, while April 4 is the 50th anniversary of his assassination on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
4. Big Tobacco's Anti-Smoking Ads Begin After Decade of Delay
- Wednesday, November 22, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend – but not by choice.
Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes.
5. Barbecue Fans Flock to Tipton County for Bozo’s
- Friday, January 6, 2017
Memphis artist Martha Kelly’s monthly illustration for The Daily News is from Mason, Tennessee. Bozo’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q is an institution around the Tipton County town.
6. Florida Didn’t Kill UT’s Season; Vanderbilt Could
- Thursday, November 24, 2016
Tennessee’s primary goal for the 2016 football season was to win the SEC East Division, and the Vols failed.
Does that mean the season was a failure?
Not until the No. 24-ranked Vols play Vanderbilt on Saturday night (7:30, SEC Network) in Nashville and find out their bowl destination.
7. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 5, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
8. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 8, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
9. Big Leap From Hollywood Hustle to Nolensville ‘Barn’
- Saturday, April 11, 2015
The step-grandmother of Clark Gable’s granddaughter leans back in her chair inside the Mennonite furniture store and holds up a foot.
“Look. I’m wearing orange socks. I must be eccentric,” says Linda Roberts as a gray, misty day chases me from Nolensville Road into the worn building tucked against Mill Creek.
10. Groupon Founder Takes a Detour With New Audio Tour App
- Wednesday, February 4, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Two years ago, Andrew Mason faced an unexpected detour when he was ousted as CEO from the online discount site he founded, Groupon. Now the tech executive's back on the entrepreneurial path, with an iPhone app selling unconventional audio tours of major cities. It's called – you guessed it – Detour.
11. Commercial Success
- Saturday, January 10, 2015
If, as the saying goes, everyone gets 15 minutes of fame, Bart Durham’s has come in 15- and 30-second spurts – the length of the commercials that depict him as a lawyer everyman, ever-ready to tilt at windmills for the sake of justice for the working class.
12. At the Counter
- Friday, September 12, 2014
THE COLLEGE INN, FULL CIRCLE. The future was in my hands. My parents had set me free and I sat there all by myself for the very first time, my own stool at the counter, my own menu in front of me and a cool new show on the TV above. It was 1957. I was eight. The show was Perry Mason. And I was in control.
13. The ABAJ and Its Lists
- Thursday, February 6, 2014
Today’s I Swear Crossword, “Legal Programs–3 of 4,” is the third of a four-part series. The first two ran in early December and early January. If you’ve not solved these three puzzles, please go back and do so before reading on. Or waive your right to complain about my spoiling them in any way.
14. Medlock Takes Talents From Soccer Field to Courtroom
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
After graduating from Germantown High School, Steven Medlock left Memphis for the bluegrass of Western Kentucky University.
15. Grida Uses Special Skills for Community Work
- Thursday, February 14, 2013
Nicole Grida, associate with Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan PLLC, learned the value of extracurricular activities while in high school in Hellertown, Pa.
16. Three Generations of Judge’s Family Practice Law
- Thursday, August 23, 2012
Three generations of a family in one profession is not the most common of sights. Rarer still is when those three generations find themselves working in the same field at the same time.
Such is the reality in the family of Diane Vescovo, a U.S. magistrate judge in Memphis for the Western District of Tennessee.
17. Family Ties Inspired Baptist to Pursue Law
- Thursday, April 26, 2012
Ahsaki Baptist, an associate in the Memphis office of Wyatt Tarrant & Combs LLP who’s been with the firm for five years, was surrounded by the law growing up.
18. Just Keep Reading
- Thursday, January 19, 2012
Last July I wrote of Robert Harris’ “Imperium” and “Conspirata,” novels about the life of Cicero. The third of Harris’ trilogy on the Roman lawyer and consul is slated for release this year.
19. Delving into the Mind of a Salesperson
- Monday, February 28, 2011
There is probably no more uncertain business conditions and mental warfare than those surrounding a salesperson’s day compared to, say, technical or administrative workers. I call it mind-ninja-ing. This applies similarly to the small business owner who is a salesperson himself but of a more Jedi level.
20. Bradley Named Mid-South Super Lawyer
- Wednesday, February 9, 2011
J. Anthony Bradley has been named for the third consecutive year to the Mid-South Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate practice areas.
21. Wiseman ‘Sets the Table’ for Policy as Lawyer, GOP Chair
- Thursday, February 3, 2011
Like most lawyers, some of whom will point to the first time they watched Perry Mason or read “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Lang Wiseman gets asked a lot about how he got into the field of law.
22. Baptist’s Duckett Finds Professional Purpose in Service
- Thursday, December 9, 2010
Attorney Greg Duckett is a man motivated by service to his community.
It is this commitment that has led him to the Tennessee Board of Regents, where he serves as vice chairman, membership on the Tennessee Election Commission and the boards of the Memphis College of Art, the National Civil Rights Museum and the Liberty Bowl Festival Association.
23. Inspired by TV, Sanders Enjoys Limelight of Own Law Firm
- Thursday, October 28, 2010
Growing up, Archie Sanders spent hours in front of the television attracted by legal shows featuring lawyers working their craft.
24. Law Takes Ruby Wharton On Interesting Journey
- Thursday, July 8, 2010
She brings to the table more than 40 years of law experience in areas that include contract disputes, domestic relations, employment discrimination, personal injury and probate matters. She has practiced extensively in the Chancery, Circuit, Probate and Federal courts.
25. Key Brings Health Care Expertise To Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs
- Thursday, May 22, 2008
Charles Key, a specialist in health care law, has joined Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP as a member.
Key concentrates his practice on general health law, including the regulation of provider conduct, Medicare reimbursement, antitrust, insurance, privacy of health information, medical peer review and managed care and licensing.
26. Fascination With Law Drives McDonald Kuhn's Nahmias
- Thursday, July 26, 2007
The first law book Evan Nahmias ever picked up was about a case involving legendary Beatles guitarist George Harrison. That famous name caught the eye of Nahmias, who then was an undergraduate student at the University of Arizona.
27. Bethel Named New VP Of COMEC Board
- Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Greg Bethel has been named vice president of the board of directors of the Commission on Missing & Exploited Children (COMEC). Bethel is the director of human resources for the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tenn. He's been on the board of directors for two years.
28. Ryder Puts Years of Know-How Into Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation
- Thursday, January 18, 2007
Attorney John L. Ryder is a member of the well-known Memphis law firm of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC. The firm formed in 2000 as the result of a merger between two longtime Memphis law firms: Harris, Shelton, Dunlap, Cobb & Ryder PLLC and Hanover, Walsh, Jalenak & Blair PLLC.
- Friday, February 10, 2006
SkillPath Seminars presents "Coaching & Team Building Skills for Managers and Supervisors" today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn Select, 2240 Democrat Road. Topics include how to put together a team that gets results and how to inspire others to succeed. Cost is $199. Call (800) 873-7545 or visit www.skillpath.com to register.
- Thursday, February 9, 2006
The Memphis Investors Group holds its monthly meeting today from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Germantown Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. An early bird meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Discussion topic for the early bird meeting is "Unraveling the New Bankruptcy Laws and How they Effect Real Estate Entrepreneurs." Call 525-6761 or visit www.memphisinvestorsgroup.com for more information.
31. 100 Black Women Coalition Shows How to Fine-Tune Finances
- Monday, February 6, 2006
National Seminars Training presents "How to Motivate, Manage and Lead a Team" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marriott East Hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cost to attend is $199. Call (800) 258-7246 or visit www.nationalseminarstraining.com to register.
32. Archived Article: Law
- Thursday, June 16, 2005
Memphians Take Statewide Bar Control
Memphis Attorneys Take Helm of State Organizations
The Daily News
Saturday marks the start of the year of Memphis with regard to the Tennessee legal community Memphis attorneys will assume...
33. Archived Article: Law Talk
- Thursday, September 18, 2003
Law Talk - Haltom Honored to Co-Chair Campaign for Equal Justice
Haltom Honored to Co-Chair Campaign
The Daily News
Bill Haltom was admitted to the bar in 1978 and has been with Thomason Hendrix his entire career. Haltom, co...
34. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, May 2, 2003
Self-confidence, desire to serve propel lawyer
Self-confidence, desire to serve propel lawyer
By BRYAN MASSEY
The Daily News
Only six years into her career as a lawyer, Monika Johnson has known her share of teachers, mentors and role mod...
35. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, January 10, 2003
Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Working to bring 2,000 lawyers together for the common good necessitates adroit leadership ability and careful balance.
However, the new president of the Memphis Bar Asso...
36. Archived Article: Law Focus.st
- Thursday, May 7, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Lawyer mobility A law degree does not necessarily mean private practice or corporate counsel; law school graduates have many options in deciding where to put their knowledge to work By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Breckenridge...