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Mandy Strickland Floyd

Attorney

An advocate on your side is a good thing. An advocate who cares about your goals and understands your struggles is even better.


Location:

Nashville, TN
P: (615) 238-6302
F: (615) 252-8744

Mandy Strickland Floyd is a passionate advocate with a keen eye for issues related to race, gender, and poverty. In her practice at Bone McAllester Norton, she dedicates her time to solving her client’s problems, no matter how difficult they appear.  She focuses her practice on Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Victims’ Rights, and Labor and Employment Law.  Through her pro bono service, the Tennessee Supreme Court has honored her as an Attorney for Justice.

Prior to joining Bone McAllester Norton, Mandy served as the senior judicial law clerk to the Honorable Richard H. Dinkins of the Tennessee Court of Appeals. During her clerkship, Mandy assisted the judge in preparing for oral argument and in drafting opinions on a wide variety of civil topics. While at the firm, she has devoted substantial work to appellate cases, where she draws on this experience.

In the community, Mandy is known for leading and volunteering for organizations that focus on combatting racism and providing a voice to victims and survivors of domestic violence.

Mandy and her husband live in Bellevue and have three children.

Community Involvement

  • Lawyers’ Association for Women, Diversity Committee Co-Chair, 2013-14; LAW Newsletter Editor, 2014-15; Treasurer, 2015-16
  • Napier-Looby Bar Association, Student Outreach Committee, Co-Chair
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Education

  • The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
    • Child and Family Litigation Clinic
    • Senior Articles Editor, University of Memphis Law Review
    • Association for Women Attorneys, Secretary
    • Dean’s Award for Excellence—Legal Writing, Best Memorandum
    • Dean’s Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award
    • CALI Award for Excellence—Business Organizations, Education & Civil Rights, Sports Law and International Economic Law
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. History & Economics, cum laude, 2006
    • Interhall Student Government
    • Delta Gamma Fraternity, Director of House Management
    • Mary Parrish Center for Victims of Domestic Violence, Intern
  • Scripps Women’s College, Economics major
    • Claremont College Council
    • Pan-African Student Association

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2012
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 2014

Awards

    Attorney for Justice

Membership

  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Diversity Leadership Institute, Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Class of 2012
  • Harry Phillips American Inn of Court
  • Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women