TB In the News: The Nashville Post Breaks the story that John Hollins Jr. will join Thompson Burton PLLC


The Nashville Post reported today on the upcoming addition to our law firm of John Hollins Jr.  We’re very excited to make this initial announcement regarding the addition of John Hollins Jr.  John is a very well respected in the Nashville bar and the larger community, and we anxiously anticipate his addition to the firm starting June 1, 2016.  He will be joined by his long time associate, Sarah Perky, and paralegal, Robin Gornicki-Davis.  The firm will have much more detailed announcements regarding John’s addition to the firm in the coming weeks.

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Thompson Burton Challenge: Round II


Part of Thompson Burton’s commitment to redefining the art of law also includes redefining work culture at law firms. As described more fully here, the Thompson Burton Challenge is a 90 day challenge where participants have 90 days to achieve their objectives–a personal development goal that must be attainable, but challenging. If participants achieve their goal, they will be awarded cash bonuses that can only be spent on an experience that they would never do otherwise. TB Challenge’s first round of participants finished up their challenges in November, and their stories can be found here. TB Challenge’s second round of participants began their challenges in January 2016. Jackie Dusek’s TB Challenge: study for and pass a high school mid-term test in advanced German language skills in 90 days. Final Update from Jackie: The purpose of my TB Challenge was to finish something for myself.  It’s not a concept with which […]

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TB Challenge Round I: Final Update


Thompson Burton is very proud of its participants in the firm’s first round of TB Challenges. Each of these individuals worked very hard to accomplish difficult goals, and whether they fully accomplished each goal or not, we are proud of their commitment to publicly challenge themselves and get out of their comfort zones. Congratulations! Jennifer Lankford’s TB Challenge: compete in a Mud Run 5k and a 10k before September 28th. Final Update from Jennifer: I completed my 5k on September 5th, and a 15K (3 miles longer than the actual goal!) later in September. It was challenging, but I loved it. I used the TB Challenge money to go to Maine, where Brent (my husband) and I had an absolutely fabulous time. There was great lobster, beautiful leaves, and lots of hiking. Attached is a picture of the sunrise at Cadillac Mountain, where the sun is first seen in the U.S. during […]

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Former h3gm Lawyer David P. Cañas Joins Thompson Burton PLLC


Thompson Burton PLLC is excited to announce the addition of David P. Cañas to its commercial litigation and bankruptcy practice. Formerly with Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C., Cañas brings more than 20 years of commercial litigation and bankruptcy experience to Thompson Burton. David’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including extensive experience with bankruptcy and distressed asset related matters. “I have had the great pleasure to work with David for over a decade on various matters.  During that time David and I have become great friends and have developed a mutual respect for each other’s practice.  I couldn’t be happier with his addition to the firm,” said Phillip Young. “I am thrilled to join this fast growing law firm where lawyers are practicing at the highest levels.  The entrepreneurial culture is unlike anything else I have observed in other firms in Nashville,” said Cañas. “I look forward to […]

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TB in the News: Walt Burton appears at Community Hearing for Howe Garden Apartments


Thompson Burton partner, Walt Burton, recently appeared at a community hearing on behalf of the owners of Howe Garden Apartments in East Nashville.  The news story from Nashville Fox 17 can be viewed here.

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