February 17th, 2010
The 5th Annual West Tennessee Business and Medical Advisory Council Workers’ Compensation Seminar will be held from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on February 17, 2010, at The Double Tree Hotel in Jackson, Tennessee. John Burleson and Gregory Jordan will be speaking on Workers’ Compensation Legislative Updates.
About John D. Burleson
John Burleson handles matters in the areas of employment law litigation (representing employers only), municipal law, federal civil rights litigation, and workers’ compensation. He conducts internal investigations for employers and advises employers in the areas of compliance with Title VII, ADEA, ADA, the Tennessee Human Rights Act, and other state and federal laws related to employment.
John was admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Tennessee in 1983 and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court of Tennessee (Western District), and the Sixth United States Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Workers’ Compensation Law. John is a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation and a member of the Tennessee Bar Association serving as a member of the Litigation Section and the Labor and Employment Section of the Tennessee Bar Association. In addition, he is a member of the Jackson-Madison County Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute and is also a graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s trial advocacy skills program.
John serves as President of Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C., as has been associated with the Firm since receiving his Doctor of Jurisprudence, with honors, in 1983 from the University of Tennessee College of Law.
About Gregory D. Jordan
Gregory Jordan has twenty-six years experience representing employers in the areas of workers’ compensation and employment law. In addition, he has experience in personal injury litigation, litigating the enforceability of covenants not to compete, and other areas of business law.
Admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Tennessee in 1984, Gregory is also licensed to practice in the United States District Courts for both the Western and Middle Districts of Tennessee.
He is certified by the Supreme Court of Tennessee as a Rule 31 General Civil and Family Law mediator and has significant experience mediating cases involving personal injury, employment law, and contract disputes. He is a member of the Jackson-Madison County Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.
Gregory received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 1984. He has served as an adjunct professor of Business Law and Business Ethics at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He has been associated with the Firm for twenty-six years.
Source: Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C.