Amy W. Martin

Amy W. Martin

Memphis, Tennessee

Ms. Martin is a partner at The Landers Firm, PLC, where she focuses on divorce, child custody, child visitation, child support, child relocation, alimony, business valuations, adoption, termination of parental rights, establishing paternity, prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements. Ms. Martin also serves as a Supreme Court listed Mediator.

Ms. Martin is an avid runner and has competed in dozens of marathons, ultra marathons, and triathlons. She has been a St. Jude Hero since 2007, raising money for the children of St. Jude during her training for the annual St. Jude Marathon. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Memphis Child Advocacy Center since 2009, and is currently Vice Chair of the Board. She adores her two daughters, both of whom were adopted at birth, and enjoys traveling the world with her husband - while always planning an adventure during their travel time.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child visitation
  • Child Support
  • Child relocation
  • Alimony
  • Business valuations
  • Adoption
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Establishing Paternity
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 “Family Law Mediator” approval in 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1999
  • Arkansas, 2008


  • University of Memphis School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • Juris Doctor - 1999
  • University of Alabama
    • B.A. cum laude - 1995
    • Major: Political Science and Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Sam A. Myar, Jr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession and the Community, 2009 - Present
  • Memphis Bar Foundation Fellow, 2011 - 2016
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program, 2010 - Present
  • Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2013 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association Family Law Section, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Juvenile and Child Welfare Section
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors, 2005 - 2008
  • Memphis Bar Association, President of the Young Lawyers Division, 2007 - 2010
  • Memphis Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2008 - 2010
  • Memphis Bar Association Board of Directors, Co-Chair of the CLE Committee, 2008 - 2010
  • Memphis Bar Foundation Fellow, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Family Law Section of the Memphis Bar Association, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Memphis Bar Association, President of the Family Law Section, 2008 - Present
  • Memphis Bar Association Executive Committee, Member, 2007 & 2010
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Member
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Memphis Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member of the Memphis Child Advocacy Center, 2009 - Present
  • Member of the Child Advocacy Executive Committee, 2011 - Present
  • Co-Chair of the Child Advocacy Center Cherish the Children Campaign, 2011 - Present
  • Vice Chair of the Child Advocacy Center Board of Directors, 2012 - Present
  • Served as Volunteer at St. Louis Catholic School, 2011 - Present
  • Active Member of St. Louis Catholic Church
  • Member of the Memphis Runners and Track Club, 2008 - Present
  • Served as Volunteer for Target House/St. Jude, 2009 - Present
  • Served as a St. Jude Hero, 2007 - Present