Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Honored as 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers

MPC & JTS Mid-South Super Lawyers 2018

We are proud to announce that Super Lawyers has made its 2018 selections for the Mid-South region for attorneys “who exhibit excellence in practice.” Mark Chalos has been selected as a Super Lawyer and John Spragens has been named a Rising Star. Between three Rising Star accolades and eight Super Lawyer nods, this is Mark’s 11th time on the lists, while the 2018 listing is John’s third Rising Star selection.  [Read more…]

American Bar Association Names John Spragens a “Top 40 Young Lawyer” for 2018

American Bar Association Names John Spragens a “Top 40 Young Lawyer” for 2018

The American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division has selected Lieff Cabraser associate John T. Spragens as a 2018 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer. The ABA notes the On the Rise award is a testament to Spragens’ superb legal reputation and long-standing service to the public good. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Nashville Attorneys Speak at Southeast Complex Litigation Forum

Lieff Cabraser Nashville Attorneys Featured at Southeast Complex Litigation Forum

Lieff Cabraser Nashville attorneys Mark P. Chalos, Kenneth S. Byrd, and John T. Spragens were featured at the Tennessee Bar Association’s Southeast Complex Litigation Forum on September 7, 2017 in Nashville. Mr. Chalos served as the forum’s program producer, and Mr. Spragens and Mr. Byrd (pictured above) spoke on the panel, “Uh Oh – My Case Got Sucked into an MDL.” [Read more…]

John Spragens Writes on “Lawyering Through Listening” in August 2017 Trial Magazine

John Spragens Writes on “Lawyering Through Listening” in August 2017 Trial Magazine

Lieff Cabraser attorney John T. Spragens has written a piece entitled “Lawyering Through Listening” in the August 2017 issue of the American Association for Justice’s Trial Magazine. The article discusses how developing the skill of active listening in litigation matters will help in making a practitioner a better lawyer. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Nashville Attorneys Speak at TTLA 2017 Annual Convention

Lieff Cabraser Nashville Attorneys Speak at TTLA 2017 Annual Convention

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Mark P. Chalos and John T. Spragens are speaking at the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA, and formerly known as Tennessee Association for Justice) 2017 Annual Convention taking place from June 14-16, 2017 at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Nashville Attorneys Volunteer at Legal Aid Clinic for Victims of Smoky Mountain Wildfires

Lieff Cabraser Nashville Attorneys Volunteer at TN Legal Aid Clinic

Pictured: Lieff Cabraser attorneys Kenneth Byrd (left) and John Spragens (right) of the Nashville office.

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Mark P. Chalos, Kenneth S. Byrd, and John T. Spragens volunteered today at the Legal Aid of East Tennessee clinic in Gatlinburg, Tennessee to provide free legal help for the victims of the Smoky Mountain wildfires in Sevier County. The wildfires, constituting one of the largest natural disasters in the history of Tennessee, occurred from November 28 to December 9, 2016, claiming at least 14 lives and injuring 134 others. [Read more…]

John Spragens Joins Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum 2016

John Spragens joins Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum 2016

Lieff Cabraser attorney John Spragens has been selected to participate in the Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum 2016-2017 class. The professional development program offers emerging leaders in the legal profession opportunities to learn, collaborate, network, and serve the local community and the profession. [Read more…]