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Bone McAllester Norton hosts Eleventh Annual Fellowship Breakfast

On  Monday, January 16, 2012, Bone McAllester Norton hosted its 11th Annual Fellowship Breakfast to celebrate the memory and legacy of Dr.  Martin Luther King, Jr.  We are honored that more than 525 individuals chose to spend their morning with us at the Hutton Hotel.  Our featured speaker was Rev. Dr. Bernard LaFayette, an ordained minister, longtime civil rights activist, organizer, and an authority on nonviolent social change.

We are especially proud of attorney Paz Haynes, who recited an original poem, "Drum Major."

Alcohol Beverage Team helps Buffalo Wild Wings open 800th Store

Buffalo Wild Wings®, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD), the national sports grill and bar known for its award-winning Buffalo, NY-style chicken wings spun in one of 18 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings, announced the opening of its 800th restaurant nationwide.


 The Company quickly raced past this milestone thanks to openings in Florida, Tennessee, Washington and California, marking a four-way tie for the 800th location.


 

 

Alcohol Beverage Team helps Buffalo Wild Wings open 800th Store

Buffalo Wild Wings®, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD), the national sports grill and bar known for its award-winning Buffalo, NY-style chicken wings spun in one of 18 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings, announced the opening of its 800th restaurant nationwide.

 The Company quickly raced past this milestone thanks to openings in Florida, Tennessee, Washington and California, marking a four-way tie for the 800th location.

 
 

Haslam Announces Regional Entrepreneur Centers

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to be a Partner of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.


Brian Reisinger


Staff Reporter - Nashville Business Journal


Gov. Bill Haslam has announced the business accelerators responsible for his regional entrepreneurship push, with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center landing a large portion of Middle Tennessee.


The Tennessee Republican has made entrepreneurship a central part of his economic development strategy. Commissioner Bill Hagerty of the state’s Economic and Community Development Department has been expected to announce the regional centers responsible for implementing Haslam’s strategy throughout the state.


Read the entire article here.


 

Haslam Announces Regional Entrepreneur Centers

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to be a Partner of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.

Brian Reisinger

Staff Reporter - Nashville Business Journal

Gov. Bill Haslam has announced the business accelerators responsible for his regional entrepreneurship push, with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center landing a large portion of Middle Tennessee.

The Tennessee Republican has made entrepreneurship a central part of his economic development strategy. Commissioner Bill Hagerty of the state’s Economic and Community Development Department has been expected to announce the regional centers responsible for implementing Haslam’s strategy throughout the state.

Read the entire article here.

 

James Crumlin Recognized on “Forty Under 40” List by Nashville Business Journal

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to announce that James Crumlin was named to the Nashville Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list.


  The annual awards go to young professionals who are making a difference in their companies and their community in Middle Tennessee.  The winners were honored at an awards ceremony on March 10.  At the ceremony, each winner was invited to say THREE WORDS.  As added twist, each winner could say additional words with the understanding that if you said four or more words, the winner would make a $25 donation PER WORD to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee (BBBSMT).  As the Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for BBBSMT, James said 56 words at the ceremony which translated to a $1,400 contribution.


Bone McAllester Norton congratulates James on this well-deserved recognition.


Click here for a full list of this year’s winners.


James Crumlin Recognized on “Forty Under 40” List by Nashville Business Journal

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to announce that James Crumlin was named to the Nashville Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list.

  The annual awards go to young professionals who are making a difference in their companies and their community in Middle Tennessee.  The winners were honored at an awards ceremony on March 10.  At the ceremony, each winner was invited to say THREE WORDS.  As added twist, each winner could say additional words with the understanding that if you said four or more words, the winner would make a $25 donation PER WORD to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee (BBBSMT).  As the Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for BBBSMT, James said 56 words at the ceremony which translated to a $1,400 contribution.

Bone McAllester Norton congratulates James on this well-deserved recognition.

Click here for a full list of this year’s winners.

Bonelaw Works Closely With Legal Counsel in Hotel Indigo Deal

Hotel Indigo in downtown Nashville, a $30 million investment that went sour during the recession, was sold for $14 million in a bankruptcy sale recorded in county documents on Friday.

According to the documents, Winston Hospitality, Inc., a hotel management company based in Raleigh, NC, purchased the boutique hotel located on Union Street in downtown.

Bone McAllester Norton worked closely with legal counsel closing the Hotel Indigo deal to ensure there was no interruption in service with both beer and liquor.

Bonelaw Works Closely With Legal Counsel in Hotel Indigo Deal

Hotel Indigo in downtown Nashville, a $30 million investment that went sour during the recession, was sold for $14 million in a bankruptcy sale recorded in county documents on Friday.

According to the documents, Winston Hospitality, Inc., a hotel management company based in Raleigh, NC, purchased the boutique hotel located on Union Street in downtown.

Bone McAllester Norton worked closely with legal counsel closing the Hotel Indigo deal to ensure there was no interruption in service with both beer and liquor.

Sheri Jacobs, Anne Martin, Stephen Zralek, Sam McAllester & Charles Robert Bone Recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Sheri Jacobs, Anne Martin, Stephen Zralek and Sam McAllester have been named Mid-South Super Lawyers, and Charles Robert Bone has been honored as a Mid-South Rising Star, in the 2011 editions.

Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars honorees represent the top five percent of lawyers in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. Selections for the list are based on a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a regional survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics' attorney-led research staff, peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. The Rising Star designation is awarded exclusively to top lawyers who are 40 years old and younger who have been in practice 10 years or fewer.

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are considered leaders in their areas of practice: Ms. Jacobs is honored for her skill in environmental and administrative law; Ms. Martin, in employment and business litigation and defense; Mr. Zralek in intellectual property; Mr. McAllester, in real estate, bankruptcy and creditor and debtor rights; and Mr. Bone, in business litigation, personal injury plaintiff, general corporate, and mergers and acquisitions.

Sheri Jacobs, Anne Martin, Stephen Zralek, Sam McAllester & Charles Robert Bone Recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Sheri Jacobs, Anne Martin, Stephen Zralek and Sam McAllester have been named Mid-South Super Lawyers, and Charles Robert Bone has been honored as a Mid-South Rising Star, in the 2011 editions.

Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars honorees represent the top five percent of lawyers in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. Selections for the list are based on a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a regional survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics' attorney-led research staff, peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. The Rising Star designation is awarded exclusively to top lawyers who are 40 years old and younger who have been in practice 10 years or fewer.

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are considered leaders in their areas of practice: Ms. Jacobs is honored for her skill in environmental and administrative law; Ms. Martin, in employment and business litigation and defense; Mr. Zralek in intellectual property; Mr. McAllester, in real estate, bankruptcy and creditor and debtor rights; and Mr. Bone, in business litigation, personal injury plaintiff, general corporate, and mergers and acquisitions.

Bone McAllester Norton's Involvement in Bankruptcy Case Noted in Bloomberg News

Bone McAllester Norton's involvement in a major Middle Tennessee bankruptcy matter was noted by Bloomberg News, in its January 20, 2010 Bankruptcy Update:

Tennessee Development Files, Sees Immediate Lift Stay

Wood Ridge Development Inc. and an affiliate filed Chapter 11 petitions on Jan. 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, to stop foreclosure scheduled later that morning.

The secured lender, GreenBank, filed a motion the same day asking the bankruptcy judge to modify the so-called automatic stay so the foreclosures could be rescheduled. The bank said it's owed $7.3 million on almost 70 acres of undeveloped land in Nolensville, Tennessee.

The bank said no lots have been sold in two years, according to a court filing by David M. Anthony, an attorney for the bank from Bone McAllester Norton PLLC in Nashville.

The case is Wood Ridge Development Inc., 10-00325, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Tennessee (Nashville).

David is a member of Bone McAllester Norton's Creditors' Rights practice group. Sam McAllester and Tucker Herndon, fellow members of the Creditors' Rights group, have been extensively involved in the matter as well. The full article appears at Bloomberg.com.

Bone McAllester Norton's Involvement in Bankruptcy Case Noted in Bloomberg News

Bone McAllester Norton's involvement in a major Middle Tennessee bankruptcy matter was noted by Bloomberg News, in its January 20, 2010 Bankruptcy Update:

Tennessee Development Files, Sees Immediate Lift Stay
Wood Ridge Development Inc. and an affiliate filed Chapter 11 petitions on Jan. 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, to stop foreclosure scheduled later that morning.

The secured lender, GreenBank, filed a motion the same day asking the bankruptcy judge to modify the so-called automatic stay so the foreclosures could be rescheduled. The bank said it's owed $7.3 million on almost 70 acres of undeveloped land in Nolensville, Tennessee.

The bank said no lots have been sold in two years, according to a court filing by David M. Anthony, an attorney for the bank from Bone McAllester Norton PLLC in Nashville.

The case is Wood Ridge Development Inc., 10-00325, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Tennessee (Nashville).

David is a member of Bone McAllester Norton's Creditors' Rights practice group. Sam McAllester and Tucker Herndon, fellow members of the Creditors' Rights group, have been extensively involved in the matter as well. The full article appears at Bloomberg.com.

Sam McAllester Named One of the Top Real Estate Attorneys in Tennessee

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to announce that Sam McAllester has been named one of Tennessee’s top attorneys in Real Estate & Construction by Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Edition, May/June 2010.

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than online casino 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Bone McAllester Norton congratulates Sam McAllester on this well-deserved recognition.

Sam McAllester Named One of the Top Real Estate Attorneys in Tennessee

Bone McAllester Norton is proud to announce that Sam McAllester has been named one of Tennessee’s top attorneys in Real Estate & Construction by Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Edition, May/June 2010.

  Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than online casino 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Bone McAllester Norton congratulates Sam McAllester on this well-deserved recognition.

BMN Attorneys,Trace Blackenship, Charles Bone, and Stephen Zralek, Named "Best of the Bar"

Bone McAllester Norton is pleased to announce that three members of our firm are among 30 lawyers in Middle Tennessee named to the Nashville Business Journal's 2010 “Best of the Bar.”


 Nominated by peers and chosen by a panel of judges, these attorneys were selected for their commitment to their clients, dedication to their respective areas of the law, and their respect and professionalism toward their peers and chosen profession.


Honorees from Bone McAllester Norton are Charles Bone and Stephen Zralek in the category Outstanding Small Law Firm and Trace Blankenship for Rising Star.

BMN Attorneys,Trace Blackenship, Charles Bone, and Stephen Zralek, Named "Best of the Bar"

Bone McAllester Norton is pleased to announce that three members of our firm are among 30 lawyers in Middle Tennessee named to the Nashville Business Journal's 2010 “Best of the Bar.”

 Nominated by peers and chosen by a panel of judges, these attorneys were selected for their commitment to their clients, dedication to their respective areas of the law, and their respect and professionalism toward their peers and chosen profession.

Honorees from Bone McAllester Norton are Charles Bone and Stephen Zralek in the category Outstanding Small Law Firm and Trace Blankenship for Rising Star.

Anne Martin Appointed to Mayor’s Advisory Council on Early Childhood Development and Education

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Anne Martin has been appointed by Mayor Karl Dean to the newly formed Early Childhood Development and Education Advisory Council which will be chaired by Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors.


The Council will “assess existing programs, services, policies, and public awareness within Metropolitan Nashville and use the assessments to make objective recommendations as they relate to the long-term health and stability of these provisions for children (0-8 years of age).”



Anne Martin Appointed to Mayor’s Advisory Council on Early Childhood Development and Education

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Anne Martin has been appointed by Mayor Karl Dean to the newly formed Early Childhood Development and Education Advisory Council which will be chaired by Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors.

The Council will “assess existing programs, services, policies, and public awareness within Metropolitan Nashville and use the assessments to make objective recommendations as they relate to the long-term health and stability of these provisions for children (0-8 years of age).”


James Crumlin Named Young Leader of the Year

Bone McAllester Norton congratulates attorney James Crumlin on receiving the Young Leader of the Year Award from the Young Leaders Council.


 This award is given in recognition of the achievements and contributions of an outstanding Alumni of Young Leaders Council.


Congratulations to James on this well-deserved recognition.