Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon Named To Best Law Firms List

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC has earned four Tier 1 Metropolitan rankings for practice areas in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. 

The areas are Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation - Municipal, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law. 

Firms named in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking indicates a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal experience, said officials. 


 


Allie Weiss Named As Baker Donelson's Pro Bono Committee Office Chairwoman For Chattanooga

Yoga Landing Celebrates green|light Certification With Exemplary Green Business Practices

Online Personalized License Plate Application Now Available


Baker Donelson has appointed Allie Weiss to serve as Pro Bono Committee Office chairwoman for the firm's Chattanooga office. As the Chattanooga Pro Bono Committee Office Chair, Ms. Weiss ... (click for more)

Yoga Landing on East Broad Street, a boutique yoga studio welcoming all walks of life and supporting many paths of yoga, has received its green|light certification. green|light focuses on locally-owned ... (click for more)

The Department of Revenue is offering Tennesseans the ability to apply for a personalized license plate online, rather than through a paper application. The online application, available at ... (click for more)


Business

Allie Weiss Named As Baker Donelson's Pro Bono Committee Office Chairwoman For Chattanooga

Baker Donelson has appointed Allie Weiss to serve as Pro Bono Committee Office chairwoman for the firm's Chattanooga office. As the Chattanooga Pro Bono Committee Office Chair, Ms. Weiss will work to identify and address local pro bono needs while coordinating with Baker Donelson Pro Bono Shareholder Samuel T. Bowman for global pro bono initiatives. "Meeting the specific ... (click for more)

Yoga Landing Celebrates green|light Certification With Exemplary Green Business Practices

Yoga Landing on East Broad Street, a boutique yoga studio welcoming all walks of life and supporting many paths of yoga, has received its green|light certification. green|light focuses on locally-owned small to large organizations throughout Chattanooga and the surrounding area who are interested in improving their social and environmental impacts. The program is an independently-verified ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Suspect In Bayberry Apartments Murder Taken Into Custody In Dramatic Fashion In Courtroom; Police Give Details Of Shooting

A man who was called a suspect in murders on Sunday night at the Bayberry Apartments was taken into custody in dramatic fashion in a courtroom at the Courts Building on Thursday morning. Later in the morning, Chattanooga Police said Mark Caslin, 26, has been charged in the slayings. Police said, "During the preliminary investigation, Chattanooga Police Department officers ... (click for more)

Attorney For Janet Hinds To Seek Change Of Venue; Trial May Be In Late Summer

An attorney for the Chattanooga woman who allegedly ran over and killed law enforcement officer Nicholas Galinger said he will ask a change of venue for her. Janet Hinds, 55, will be back in court in a couple of months. She is to have her trial date decided on Feb. 3. A trial date sometime in late summer was hinted at by defense attorney Ben McGowan. Other pre-trial hearings ... (click for more)

Opinion

Don't Stem The Tide Of Refugees In Tennessee

The Trump Administration has released a new executive order that could change the way that the refugee resettlement program is run in the United States. The first - and most shocking - change that is being implemented is the huge drop in refugees being allowed in the country. For the past decade, on average, around 80,000 to 90,000 refugees have been admitted per year. According ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: So Long ‘Til Next Time

There is a famous class that I’ve heard about years at Sewanee, one that is eagerly anticipated in the theology halls of the Episcopal seminary, where those hopeful of becoming priests must come to grips with one of life’s most daunting realities. Through the years I’ve talked to several of my friends who deeply appreciated the lessons because men and women of faith are each forced ... (click for more)