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Amanda Povall Tailyour

Oxford, Mississippi

Phone: (800) 441-1592 (Toll Free)
(662) 234-4000
Fax: (662) 234-2000


Amanda Povall Tailyour: After a successful career in international business, Amanda graduated with a Juris Doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2004. She has experience in contract law, insurance defense law, corporate law, wills and probate and complex litigation.  Amanda is licensed to practice law in the State of Mississippi, the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. She was admitted to the United States Supreme Court in 2008.


Areas of Practice

  • 80% Insurance Defense
  • 20% Probate and Estate Administration

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008


  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut, 2004
    Honors: Outstanding Legal Scholarship Award
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, May, 1968
    A.B., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: Mortar Board
    Honors: University of Mississippi Hall of Fame 1968
    Honors: Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities 1968
    Major: English 
    Minor: History 
    Minor: Speech 

Representative Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lafayette County Bar Association, 2004 - present
  • Mississippi Bar Association, 2004 - present
  • American Bar Association, 2004 - present

Past Employment Positions

  • Phelps Dunbar, Staff Attorney, 2007
  • Tollison Law Firm, Associate, 2004 - 2007


  • Chi Omega

Birth Information

  • 1946, Greenwood, Mississippi, United States of America