Faculty Profile: Amy Bryant

Amy BryantState Trial Courts
Previous Courses Taught (6)
  • Conservatorships in Tennessee: Handling a Pro Bono Referral
  • Voting Rights in Tennessee: A Discussion of Fisher v. Hargett and Other Voting Rights Issues
  • Elder Law Forum 2021
  • Voting Rights in Tennessee: A Discussion of Fisher v. Hargett and Other Voting Rights Issues
  • Elder Law 2019: How Do I Apply for TennCare?
  • Elder Law Forum 2019

A consummate professional, attorney Amy Willoughby Bryant has a heart for public service and leadership. Amy's work has been a reflection of her professionalism and passion during her eleven years of practice, specializing in family law, probate, real estate and health law. Most recently, Amy served as Senior Attorney for the Division of TennCare, where she supervised a staff of twenty-five and was responsible for creating training materials, giving presentations and helping to develop a resource bank for the administrative appeals unit.
Prior to working for the state, Amy worked in private practice on a variety of legal matters, including conservatorships. Amy is excited to serve Metro Nashville and Nashville's community of individuals with a disability as the new OCM Director, and views this as a tremendous opportunity to combine her professional expertise with her passion for protecting Nashville's vulnerable adults.
Amy demonstrates her passion for her Nashville community through her service as a leader, instructor and volunteer. Currently serving as an active member of Napier Looby Bar Association, Amy plans continuing education for all members. She has also served as a member or leader for numerous organizations including: Nashville Bar Foundation Fellow, Nashville Business Journal 40 Under 40, Conservatorship Association of Tennessee, National Guardianship Association, Nashville Children's Theatre Board, TBA Leadership Law, Nashville Emerging Leaders, Young Leaders Council, Lawyer's Association for Women, Tennessee Bar Association Public Education Committee Chair and Board of Governors, Tennessee Bar Foundation Grant Funding Committee Member, National Bar Association Regional Secretary, Napier Looby Bar Foundation Board Member, W.O. Smith School of Music volunteer instructor, Latin Dance Instructor for Metro Parks, Walk Bike Nashville volunteer, Napier Looby Bar Association (past President) and the National Association for Women Judges Conference Committee Chair.
This Memphis native is a Tennessee State University alum with a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Economics and Finance. Amy continued her education by graduating from Saint Louis University School of Law.
Amy is a wife to Julian Bryant and mother of 4. She lives by the motto that everything in life happens for a reason, embraces life as it comes, and meets every day with optimism!