Faculty Profile: Amy Bryant

Amy BryantOffice of Conservatorship Management
Previous Courses Taught (9)
  • Conservatorships: How Solo Practitioners or Attorneys in Small Firms Can Expand Their Practice
  • Elder Law 2021: Undue Influence Panel
  • Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2022
  • 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
Biography

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 many years of legal practice. Amy is excited to serve Metro Davidson County and Nashville’s community of individuals with a disability as the Office of Conservatorship Management Director. She views this as a tremendous opportunity to combine her professional expertise with her passion for protecting Nashville’s vulnerable adults.

Prior to this position, Amy served as Senior Attorney for the Division of TennCare, as a second level manager and she 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 family law, real estate and contracted matters.

Amy demonstrates her passion for her community through her service as a leader, instructor and volunteer. Amy serves as an adjunct professor at Belmont University College of Law in Elder Law. She has served as a member or leader for numerous organizations including: Past President of Napier Looby Bar Association, Nashville Bar Foundation Trustee and Fellow, Nashville Business Journal 40 Under 40, Conservatorship Association of Tennessee Board, National Guardianship Association Board, Nashville Children’s Theatre Board, 4:13 Strong Board Trustee, Bike Fun Board, Global Education Center Board, L’Evate 2022 Class, Nashville Chamber of Commerce Leadership Public Education 20220Class; Tennessee Bar Association 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, W.O. Smith School of Music volunteer instructor, Latin Dance Instructor for Metro Parks, Walk Bike Nashville volunteer, Napier Looby Bar Association, serving as Historian and Secretary, the National Association for Women Judges Conference Committee Member, and advisor for TSU Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity.

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 obtaining her Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law.

Amy is married to Julian Bryant and mother of four. She lives by the motto that everything in life happens for a reason, embraces life as it comes, and meets every day with optimism!