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Future students are encouraged to contact one of our current students listed below to answer questions about their experience at Memphis Law. Each student has a unique story and can help you determine whether Memphis Law is the right place for your legal education. This may be particularly helpful if you are unable to visit Memphis Law.

We strongly encourage all prospective students to visit the school before making an enrollment decision. You may contact Assistant Dean of Admissions to arrange to meet with a current student during your visit to Memphis Law.

martha Martha Crowder 

Hometown: Germantown, TN
Undergraduate Institution: Mississippi State University
Interested in: Business litigation and commercial real estate transactions
Involvement: Law Review, Law School Ambassador, Graduate Assistant to Asst. Dean Sue Ann McClellan, Association for Woman Attorneys, Phi Alpha Delta
Dream Legal Job: Law clerk to a federal judge, followed by working in a regional or national firm's business litigation or commercial real estate department


"The student community at Memphis Law is so friendly! At Memphis Law, your fellow students will help you learn and support you throughout your three years here, making your law school experience fun and enjoyable."

brian burnsBrian Burns

Hometown: Chicago, IL  
Undergraduate Institution: DePaul University                 Interested in: Election Law, Civil Rights, Tax Law         Involvement: National Lawyers Guild (president), Health Law Society, Street Law instructor at Soulsville Charter School
Dream Legal Job: Elected Official 




“The Memphis legal community is tight knit and friendly, and the heart of that community is Memphis Law.  Our top-tier facilities are a frequent cite for CLEs, conferences, and symposiums that attract prominent lawyers from across the mid-south and the Career Services Office does a great job of leveraging this position to relentlessly connect students with potential employers.  As an out of towner, this has proved invaluable to plugging me into the Memphis legal scene.”

A PAttersonAurelia Patterson

Hometown: Memphis, TN
Undergraduate Institution: Vanderbilt University
Interested in: Family and Criminal Law
Involvement: Humphreys Fellow, Black Law Student 
Association, Honor Council, Diversity Committee, Moot Court Executive Board, Frederick Douglas Moot Court Travel Team, Association for Womens Attorneys
Dream Legal Job: Shelby County District Attorney or
Memphis' Premier Family Law Attorney


"Memphis Law is truly like a family. I have made amazing friends and mentors during my time at Memphis Law. I know that whatever I need, whenever I need it, my Memphis Law family will be there for me."

brittany robertsBrittany Roberts

Hometown: Brentwood, TN
Undergraduate Institution: Centre College  
Interested in: Non-profit and family law
Involvement: Law Review, Association of Women Attorneys, Law School Ambassador, Research Assistant
Dream Legal Job: Dealing exclusively with adoptions, whether it be helping families through the adoption process or working for non-profit organizations that focus on adoption



Justin RuddJ Rudd

Hometown: Covington, TN
Undergraduate Institution: University of Memphis
Interested in: Health Law, Contracts, and Torts
Involvement: Mental Health Law & Policy Journal, BLSA, Diversity Committee
Dream Legal Job: Open        

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