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LAW ELEVATED — It’s a good time to franchise your business – can you do it?

Franchising. Business Background.

Franchising is used to expand – and cook up – many types of businesses, especially restaurants. This is understandable, as it’s often viewed as less capital intensive and less risky than other kinds of expansion. Mississippi has a strong history of restaurant franchising and, in my opinion, a host of opportunity for more. It’s not surprising – we’ve got great ...

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Lawdragon recognizes Christy Jones

Christy D. Jones, an attorney with Butler Snow, has been selected as a member of the 2014-2015 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. The Lawdragon 500 is an annual guide to America’s leading lawyers. Selections are made from a combination of editorial research, law firm nominations and online nominations. Jones has served as national trial counsel representing numerous corporations, trying ...

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Butler Snow on 4 honor rolls

Butler Snow has been named to four BTI Honor Rolls in the BTI Brand Elite 2015 report. BTI is one of the preeminent market research firms for the legal industry and for professional services worldwide. BTI draws on 15 years of data to develop the framework for analyzing and measuring the market presence and brand imprint of law firms. The ...

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Stephen C. Parker joins Butler Snow

Stephen C. Parker has joined the Butler Snow law firm in Memphis and will practice with the Commercial Litigation Group.  Parker recently retired after 30 years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee. Parker earned his undergraduate degree and Juris Doctor at the University of Memphis.  He served as a member of the Memphis Police ...

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Travis Steele joins Butler Snow

Attorney Travis R. Steele has joined Butler Snow, and will practice with the firm’s commercial litigation group.  Steele will practice from Albuquerque, N.M., expanding the firm’s footprint to 17 domestic locations and one in London. Steele focuses his practice on commercial litigation, Native American gaming, oil and gas, and real estate litigation. This addition follows Butler Snow’s recent expansion in ...

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Fall exhibit of Marie Hull art is must-see

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The artists of Mississippi are real treasures, and none shines brighter than Marie Atkinson Hull. She is beloved by collectors, art students and Mississippians who enjoy her work. A major retrospective exhibition and a new book will honor Hull’s legacy. Bright Fields: The Mastery of Marie Hull will be on view at the Mississippi Museum of Art from Sept. 26 ...

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Sheridan makes Top 10 list

Butler Snow attorney Michael W. Sheridan has been named a Top 10 Payments Lawyer by Paybefore, a provider of information to the prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry. Paybefore named the Top 10 Payments Lawyers based on votes from Paybefore.com visitors. The winners were honored at the All Payments Expo in Las Vegas where they were recognized for their “commitment ...

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Barbour-Swoope team played .500 ball, at best

Thank heavens there is still a bright line between a news story and a column. Neither is better than the other. Each has its advantages and disadvantages. A news story is supposed to be factual. Hence, it carries the mantle of credibility, which should never drop to the ground, like the American flag. Play fast and loose with the facts, ...

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MARTIN WILLOUGHBY — Doug Dale’s self-awareness helps lift him to top of his game

Anthony Tjan, co-author of Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck, noted in a Harvard Business Review article that, “There is one quality that trumps all, evident in virtually every great entrepreneur, manager, and leader. That quality is self-awareness. The best thing leaders can to improve their effectiveness is to become more aware of what motivates them and their decision-making.”  I believe ...

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