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Practice Areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 35%
  2. Construction & Development: 30%
  3. General Practice: 20%
  4. Business: 15%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

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    Rick is an excellent attorney. He is very knowledgeable in employment and labor matters, and has a wealth of practical experience. He is honest and approachable and is a pleasure to work with. I strongly recommend Rick.


    Keith Thomas
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Kenneth Phillip Jones

    I strongly endorse this lawyer. Rick is a man of integrity.


    Kenneth Jones Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Farris Bobango Branan, PLC

999 S. Shady Grove Road
Suite 500
Memphis, TN, 38120



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Mid-South Super LawyerSuper Lawyer MagazineN/A
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Associated Builders & Contractors of West TennesseeGeneral Counsel1989 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Ragsdale v. Wolverine World Wide, Inc., 535 U.S. 81, 122 S. Ct. 1155, 152 L. Ed. 2d 167 (2002)Judgment for employer client
McKinna v Lasco, Inc., 1997 Tenn. App. LEXIS 200, 73 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 1018 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1997)Jury verdict for the employer
Hayes v Tyson, et. al., 2005 Tenn. App. LEXIS 227 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2005)Motion for summary judgment in favor of church
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee, MartinPublic AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1984
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
ABC State ConventionTop Ten Reasons Employers Get Sued2010
EEOC Memphis Area SeminarEMPLOYMENT LAW TIPS2009
2009 Commercial Construction InstituteComparing ConsensusDOCS and AIA Contract Documents2009
Employment and Labor Law Section SeminarRagsdale v. Wolverine World Wide, Inc.,2003
Employment Law MeetingFamily & Medical Leave Act Law: The Effects Of Ragsdale v. Wolverine World Wide, Inc.2002