‘Legal legend’ Leo Bearman Jr. dies

By , 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. 

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Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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