|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Pro Bono Award||Tennessee Supreme Court||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Pro Bono Service Award||Tennessee Supreme Court||2014|
|Leadership Law||Tennessee Bar Association||2011|
|Founding Partner||Farrar | Wright, PLLC||2012 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||Middle Tennessee State University||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC||2006 - 2012|
|Law Clerk||Tennessee Supreme Court||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tennessee Conservation Voters||Member, Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance||Member||2012 - Present|
|Rutherford Cannon County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association, Appellate Pracitce Section||Vice-Chair, Executive Committee||2010 - Present|
|Nashville Bar Association, Appellate Practice Committee||Chair||2007 - Present|
|Lawyers' Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter (Nashville, Tennessee)||Member||2005 - Present|
|Mayfield v. Mayfield||Pending before the Tennessee Supreme Court.|
|Morrison v. Allen et al., 338 S.W.3d 417 (Tenn. 2011).||Won total of approximately $2.6 million for client in life insurance case.|
|Martin v. Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 271 S.W.3d 76 (Tenn. 2008).||Landmark Tennessee Supreme Court decision on Summary Judgment in Tennessee.|
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|M. Lee Smith Publishers||Assistant Editor, Tennessee Tort Law Letter||2012|
|Nashville Bar Association||Appellate Advocacy Handbook||2012|
|Nashville Bar Journal||Tips for Becoming a Better Appellate Advocate||2007|
|University of Mississippi School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Wake Forest University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Producer, TBA Appellate Practice Section||Legal Writing Never Gets Erased: Best Practices for Complaints, Answers, Motions, Responses, & Appellate Briefs||2013|
|Supreme Court Bootcamp||Writing Rule 11 Applications for Tennessee Supreme Court Appeals||2012|
|Courthouse Square Series||Preserving Issues for Appeal||2012|
Posted by Gail
Amy reviewed my mother's personal documents and recommended the simplest and most cost effective means to meet her needs. She was personable, thorough, and efficient. Amy also recommended other appropriately qualified professionals when we asked questions beyond her area of expertise. I unreservedly recommend Amy and will return to her if we have need of similar work again.
Posted by CK
Like most people, I never expected that I would need legal representation. However, in the spring of 2012, I found myself seeking professional counseling for a divorce with child. After a few dead end referrals from ‘friends’, my luck changed for the better when I met Ms Farrar. I immediately noticed her high level of care for her client as she listened intently while I described my situation. Although, Ms Farrar never waivered from our goals and objectives of getting the best possible outcome for me, it was very clear that her primary objective was the well being of my child. I knew at that moment, that I had found my attorney.
Over the next few weeks and months, the case became more complex as poor communication from opposing council often left us with tough decisions. Although our patience was tested by a series of obstacles beyond our control, she never lost focus and provided me with excellent representation, guidance, and advice. She exemplifies the perfect combination of care, trust, professionalism, and toughness.
The end result….she achieved the results I wanted while making the journey as smooth as possible.
Kristen Amonette, Family Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Amy Farrar is an experienced attorney whose deep understanding of the law gives her an edge over other attorneys and greatly benefits her clients. Amy's unique experience in both trial and appellate courts and her calm but firm demeanor make her an excellent advocate. She successfully represents clients at trial, in mediation, in the collaborative process, and at the appellate level. I do not hesitate to recommend her.
Gregory Buppert, Appeals Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Ms. Farrar handles appeals throughout Tennessee and is one of the state's leading appellate lawyers. Her knowledge of the law is deep and current. Yet Ms. Farrar is just as focused on the everyday problems facing her clients who come to her office on the Square in Murfreesboro. She approaches every issue and every client with interest, concern, diligence, and care. I do not hesitate to recommend Ms. Farrar.
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