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For over 90 years, our Knoxville, Tennessee general practice law firm has been exceeding client expectations through skilled legal services and excellent customer service. With our combined experience in many different facets of the law, we strive to satisfy all the business and legal needs of our wide variety of corporate, governmental and individual clients in Tennessee and the southeast region.

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News & Highlights

07/22/15

Michael Crowder to speak about Social Security retirement benefits at Kingsport Bar Association & webinar for Tennessee Attorney Memo

For many individuals, delaying Social Security retirement benefits can be advantageous. Factors such as spousal benefits, taxes, and working during retirement may impact an individual’s decision so it’s important to advise your clients so they understand how Social Security retirement benefits play into their retirement and estate plans. Click above for details on these programs.

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Articles & Publications

  • What The NLRB Thinks About Your Employee Handbook

    The National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel recently released important guidance on employee handbook provisions that have been found unlawful. Ben D. Cunningham’s memo discusses the General Counsel’s guidance and its implications for all private employers.

  • An Introduction to the Ministerial Exception

    The ministerial exception prevents the application of anti-discrimination laws to the employment relationship between religious institutions and their ministerial employees. In this month’s KM Church Law Newsletter, Michael R. Crowder and Zack R. Gardner discuss generally the background behind the ministerial exception, recent developments to the doctrine, and the ambiguities that still exist.

  • Ministerial Housing Allowance: A Brief Overview

    Federal law allows members of the clergy to exclude a “ministerial housing allowance” from income for federal income tax purposes. In this month’s KM Church Law Newsletter, Zack R. Gardner discusses generally what constitutes a “ministerial housing allowance”, who may take the allowance, and the rules governing when the allowance may be taken.

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