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  1. Estate Planning: 34%
  2. Public Finance & Tax Exempt Finance: 33%
  3. Probate: 33%

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Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC

130 N Court Sq
Memphis, TN, 38103-2217



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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2007
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2005
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2004
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2003
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2002
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2001
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2000
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Memphis Bar Association, Tax CouncilMember1996 - 1996
Memphis Bar Association, Tax CouncilMember1990 - 1991
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellowN/A
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar Association, Tax Law SectionMemberN/A
Memphis Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionMemberN/A
Memphis Bar Association, Wills and Probate SectionMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Boys Club NewsWhere There’s A Will, There Is A Way1997
Creative GivingCharitable Gift Annuity vs. Charitable Remainder Trust - So similar, Yet So Different1994
Creative GivingPlanning for Retirement with Deferred Charitable Gifts1994
Journal of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public AccountantsUse of the Charitable Remainder Unitrust in Retirement Planning1992
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of TennesseeN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1969
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Estate Planning Council of MemphisTennessee Uniform Trust Code2005
Community Foundation of Greater MemphisPreserving Your Assets — Avoiding Surprises in Your Estate Planning: The Tennessee “Gap”2004