Farris Bobango PLC
John M. FarrisMemphis Office(901) 259-7100 (voice)
(901) 259-7150 (fax)
firstname.lastname@example.orgAreas of PracticeGovernment Relations/Lobbying
Wealth Planning/ProbateBar AdmissionsTennessee, 1983
EducationUniversity of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1984
LL.M. in Taxation
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, 1983
University of Memphis, 1980
B.B.A.Published Works"Tennessee Probate: Beyond the Basics" (Co-Author), 1992
"Legal and Ethical Rules for Lobbying State and Local Officials", 2002
Honors and AwardsListed in Who's Who in American Law, 1996
Listed by Best Lawyers in the fields of Government Relations, 2008 - Present.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Memphis Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 1985 - 1986
Member, Board of Directors
Memphis Bar Association, 1987 - 1988
Chair, Lawyer Referral Advisory Committee
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section
The Florida Bar
Tennessee Bar Association
||John M. Farris
Mr. Farris’ practice is concentrated in the areas of governmental relations, tax law, health care law, estate planning, and telecommunications law. He obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree (1980) and his Juris Doctor degree (1983) from the University of Memphis, and his Master of Laws in Taxation (1984) from Frederic G. Levin College of Law at the University of Florida. Mr. Farris was a Delinquent Tax Attorney for Shelby County from 1988 to 1990, member of the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission from 1994 to 1995, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Insurance Trust Fund from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Farris currently serves on the Tennessee Board of Regents, University of Memphis Board of Visitors, University of Memphis and Southwest Tennessee Community College Foundation’s Board of Trustees and is vice Chairman of the Riverfront Development Corporation Board of Directors. He is a member of the Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations, and the Florida Bar. He is a fellow of the Memphis and Shelby County Bar Foundation. Mr. Farris has published legal articles and conducted seminars dealing with legal and ethical rules in lobbying state and local officials, and is a member of the TN Lobbyist Association. Mr. Farris has been listed in Who’s Who in American Law (1996) and has been recognized by his peers in being listed in the Best Lawyers in America – Government Relations (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012).
Twelve attorneys with Farris Bobango Branan PLC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America 2013.