‘Legal legend’ Leo Bearman Jr. dies

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: September 22, 2020 4:26 PM CT | Published: September 22, 2020 2:01 PM CT

He represented clients in high-profile and important cases, even until his death. His communication skills were so legendary that other lawyers would slip into the back of the courtroom just to watch him work. 


Baker Donelson University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law lawyer
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.

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