Amy Harden Cannon
Selected to Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters
Amy focuses her practice on all areas of family law in Tennessee and Mississippi, including divorce, child support, child custody, prenuptial agreements, paternity issues, and parental relocation. She was selected to Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters in 2023. Amy practices not only in the Circuit, Chancery and Juvenile Courts of Shelby County, Tennessee and the surrounding counties, but she is also licensed to practice in Mississippi and handles such domestic law cases in Mississippi.
Amy grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, and graduated from Hall High School in 1992. She then attended Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1996. Amy received her Juris Doctor degree in 1999 from the University of Mississippi School of Law in Oxford, Mississippi. Amy was admitted to practice law in both Tennessee and Mississippi in 1999. Amy is also a Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator and takes on the role of a Mediator for other domestic law attorneys and their clients. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Mississippi Bar Association, the Memphis Bar Association, and is a member of the Family Law Section of the Memphis Bar. In November 2016 she was elected to be a Fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation.
Amy served as a clerk for the State of Mississippi Court of Appeals for the year immediately following her graduation from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where after she moved to Memphis, Tennessee and began practicing solely in the area of family law in 2000. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.