Amorya Orr

Amorya Orr

Practice Areas: Tort and Insurance Litigation, Mass and Toxic Tort, Local Counsel

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Education

Undergraduate School: 
Fisk University, Bachelor of Arts, English; Valedictorian

Law School:
University of Virginia School of Law, 2014

Law School Honors:
National Black Law Students Association, Mid-Atlantic Secretary
Doris Buffett Fellowship Recipient
Equal Justice America Fellowship Recipient
Outstanding First-Year and Second-Year Student Award, University of Virginia Black Law Students’ Association

Law School Activities:
Black Law Students Association
Employment Law Clinic
Family Mediation Clinic

Internships:
Legislative Intern, Tennessee General Assembly, Representative Joe Towns, Jr.
Judicial Intern, Judge Winston Kidd, Hinds County Circuit Court, District 3

Admissions

Mississippi, 2014

Associations

Mississippi Bar Association

Magnolia Bar Association, Fall CLE Co-chair; Boys’ and Girls’ Law Camp Planning Committee

Mississippi Women Lawyer’s Association

Jackson Young Lawyers

Presentations

“Real Talk:  College, Law School and the World Beyond,” Mississippi College School of Law, Pre Law Day (Jackson MS), March 2016

“The Road to Success:  Tips and Tools for Future Lawyers,”  University of Mississippi School of Law (Oxford, MS), March 2016

“It’s More than Just Words:  Why Diversity and Inclusion Takes Action,” Mississippi Paralegals Association (Jackson, MS), February 2017

“What Law Firms Want You to Know,” Mississippi College School of Law (Jackson, MS), October 2017

“Generational Diversity:  Preparing for the Next Generation,”  Perrin Diversity and Inclusion Conference (Philadelphia, PA), November 2017

Community

Leadership Greater Jackson, 2016-2017 (30th Class)

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Clinton (MS) Alumnae Chapter (Risk Management Coordinator)

Junior League of Jackson

Undergraduate School: 
Fisk University, Bachelor of Arts, English; Valedictorian

Law School:
University of Virginia School of Law, 2014

Law School Honors:
National Black Law Students Association, Mid-Atlantic Secretary
Doris Buffett Fellowship Recipient
Equal Justice America Fellowship Recipient
Outstanding First-Year and Second-Year Student Award, University of Virginia Black Law Students’ Association

Law School Activities:
Black Law Students Association
Employment Law Clinic
Family Mediation Clinic

Internships:
Legislative Intern, Tennessee General Assembly, Representative Joe Towns, Jr.
Judicial Intern, Judge Winston Kidd, Hinds County Circuit Court, District 3

Mississippi, 2014

Mississippi Bar Association

Magnolia Bar Association, Fall CLE Co-chair; Boys’ and Girls’ Law Camp Planning Committee

Mississippi Women Lawyer’s Association

Jackson Young Lawyers

“Real Talk:  College, Law School and the World Beyond,” Mississippi College School of Law, Pre Law Day (Jackson MS), March 2016

“The Road to Success:  Tips and Tools for Future Lawyers,”  University of Mississippi School of Law (Oxford, MS), March 2016

“It’s More than Just Words:  Why Diversity and Inclusion Takes Action,” Mississippi Paralegals Association (Jackson, MS), February 2017

“What Law Firms Want You to Know,” Mississippi College School of Law (Jackson, MS), October 2017

“Generational Diversity:  Preparing for the Next Generation,”  Perrin Diversity and Inclusion Conference (Philadelphia, PA), November 2017

Leadership Greater Jackson, 2016-2017 (30th Class)

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Clinton (MS) Alumnae Chapter (Risk Management Coordinator)

Junior League of Jackson

Education

Undergraduate School: 
Fisk University, Bachelor of Arts, English; Valedictorian

Law School:
University of Virginia School of Law, 2014

Law School Honors:
National Black Law Students Association, Mid-Atlantic Secretary
Doris Buffett Fellowship Recipient
Equal Justice America Fellowship Recipient
Outstanding First-Year and Second-Year Student Award, University of Virginia Black Law Students’ Association

Law School Activities:
Black Law Students Association
Employment Law Clinic
Family Mediation Clinic

Internships:
Legislative Intern, Tennessee General Assembly, Representative Joe Towns, Jr.
Judicial Intern, Judge Winston Kidd, Hinds County Circuit Court, District 3

Admissions

Mississippi, 2014

Associations

Mississippi Bar Association

Magnolia Bar Association, Fall CLE Co-chair; Boys’ and Girls’ Law Camp Planning Committee

Mississippi Women Lawyer’s Association

Jackson Young Lawyers

Presentations

“Real Talk:  College, Law School and the World Beyond,” Mississippi College School of Law, Pre Law Day (Jackson MS), March 2016

“The Road to Success:  Tips and Tools for Future Lawyers,”  University of Mississippi School of Law (Oxford, MS), March 2016

“It’s More than Just Words:  Why Diversity and Inclusion Takes Action,” Mississippi Paralegals Association (Jackson, MS), February 2017

“What Law Firms Want You to Know,” Mississippi College School of Law (Jackson, MS), October 2017

“Generational Diversity:  Preparing for the Next Generation,”  Perrin Diversity and Inclusion Conference (Philadelphia, PA), November 2017

Community

Leadership Greater Jackson, 2016-2017 (30th Class)

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Clinton (MS) Alumnae Chapter (Risk Management Coordinator)

Junior League of Jackson