201803.05
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Decosimo Summary

CASE SUMMARY This case was brought before the appellate court to answer a certified question whether TCA § 55-10-413(f), which provides the TBI with a $250 fee for each BADT/BAT test used in every DUI/listed offense conviction, is unconstitutional in violation of due process and right to a fair trial under the Fifth, Sixth and…

Staff Spotlight: Jenae A. Anderson
201801.17
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Staff Spotlight: Jenae A. Anderson

We recently asked our staff members some questions so that you could get to know them a bit better. Meet Jenae A. Anderson! Q: What is your job title at Burton McKinnish? A: Senior Associate Attorney Q: What does your job entail? A: My job entails everything from client interviews (consultations) to full litigation of…

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer McKinnish Burton
201711.27
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Staff Spotlight: Jennifer McKinnish Burton

We recently asked our staff members some questions so that you could get to know them a bit better. Meet Jennifer McKinnish Burton! Q: What is your job title at Burton McKinnish? A: Owner/Partner Q: What does your job entail? A: I am the primary domestic relations attorney in the firm. I also am transitioning…

Staff Spotlight: Tegan Couch
201711.07
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Staff Spotlight: Tegan Couch

We recently asked our staff members some questions so that you could get to know them a bit better. Meet Tegan Couch! Q: What is your job title at Burton McKinnish?  A: Social Security Paralegal Q: What does your job entail?  A: Assisting with the Social Security files, keeping clients apprised of the progress of their claims,…

Staff Spotlight: Amy Sosinski
201710.22
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Staff Spotlight: Amy Sosinski

We recently asked our staff members some questions so that you could get to know them a bit better. Meet Amy Sosinski! Q: What is your job title at Burton McKinnish? A: Associate Attorney Q: What does your job entail? A: I do a little bit of everything; I perform legal research, draft legal documents, consult with clients,…

201710.16
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Ben Burton Named as Federal Administrative Law Judge

Burton McKinnish, PLLC is pleased to announce that founding partner, Benjamin S. Burton, has been selected to serve as an administrative law judge with the Social Security Administration. He will serve at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in St Louis, Missouri. Burton worked for the Social Security Administration prior to entering private…

Burton McKinnish Hosts Benefit for Rusty Jenkins
201709.11
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Burton McKinnish Hosts Benefit for Rusty Jenkins

On Saturday, August 26th, Burton McKinnish hosted a benefit for Rusty Jenkins of Gracie Barra Madisonville Brazilian Jiu Jitsu during the Mayweather v MacGregor boxing match. Rusty and Ben train together and recently while training for the World Championships Rusty contracted a serious staph infection and has overwhelming medical-related bills as a result. We were…

A Little Green for Your Monday
201706.05
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A Little Green for Your Monday

This posting has nothing to do with legal issues or our firm.  Last week the news was filled with both sides of the political aisle discussing President Trump’s exit of the Paris Accord and climate change issues.  While educating yourself on the candidates you vote for and actual voting impacts policies regarding everything from same-sex…

Hiring a Progressive Firm
201705.22
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Hiring a Progressive Firm

When I began practice, I would spend long, grueling days trapped to my desktop computer pouring over research and drafting.  Fast forward to 2017 and the practice of law has joined the progress of cyber-land along with other professions.  Burton McKinnish strives to be on the cutting edge of not only legal research but technology…