Mary Morris

Mary Morris

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law

Phone
(901) 678-3493
Email
mary.morris@memphis.edu
Fax
(901) 678-0753
Office
Law School, Office 345
Office Hours

About Professor Morris

Professor Morris joined the faculty in 2017 after fifteen years of law practice, most recently as a member of the Memphis firm Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC. There, her litigation practice focused primarily on employment law and commercial disputes, particularly in federal court.

Education

J.D., Yale Law School; B.S., University of Alabama

Admitted

Tennessee
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee

Experience

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Morris practiced as a litigator for ten years with Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC. She clerked for Judge Julia S. Gibbons on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and for Judge Hardy Mays of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. Professor Morris has also served as an Adjunct Professor in the Legal Methods program; as president of the Federal Bar Association's Memphis/Mid-South Chapter; as a director of The Hospitality Hub, a non-profit organization aimed at helping homeless individuals; and as a member of the Standing Local Rules Committee of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

Teaching Interests

Legal Methods