Amanda Jane Proctor
Amanda Jane Proctor practices with the Wright Law Firm, P.A. where she focuses exclusively on the family law area. She was admitted to the Courts of Mississippi in the Fall of 2009.
Amanda grew up on the Reservoir in the suburbs of Jackson, and is a 2002 graduate of Northwest Rankin High School. In 2006, Amanda earned degrees in English and Mathematics from the University of Mississippi. During her undergraduate years at Ole Miss, she was a Taylor Medalist, maintained a 4.0 GPA, and graduated with summa cum laude distinction. Amanda was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Honorary.
Amanda then pursued her law degree at Ole Miss, where she was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal, and graduated first in her class. She was the recipient of the Lamar Order Scholarship, the Mississippi Bar Family Law Section Scholarship, the Martha Wilson Gerald MWLA Scholarship, among many others. Amanda won thirteen Outstanding Student Awards in law school, including Family Law in the fall semester of 2007. She earned first place in the ABA Commission on Domestic Violence’s 2008 Law Student Writing Competition with Breaking Into the Marital Home to Break Up Domestic Violence: Fourth Amendment Analysis of ‘Disputed Permission’, published in Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, 2009 Issue, Vol. 17, No. 2; and National Association of Women Lawyers’ Women Lawyers Journal, Fall 2008 Issue, Vol. 93, No. 4.
J.D., University of Mississippi, 2009
Member of Mississippi Law Journal, graduated 1st in her class, recipient of Lamar Order Scholarship, the Mississippi BAR Family Law Section Scholarship, the Martha Wilson Gerald MWLA Scholarship, among others. Won 13 Outstanding Student Awards.
B.S. Mathematics, University of Mississippi, 2006
B.A. English, University of Mississippi, 2006
Taylor Medalist (mathematics), 4.0 GPA, graduated with summa cum laude distinction, inducted in the Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Honorary
Journal of Gender, Social Policy & Law, 2009 Issue, Vol. 17, No. 2
National Association of Women Lawyers' Women Lawyers Journal, Fall 2008 Issue, Vol. 93, No. 4