Attorney Betty Ann Milligan
Betty Ann was awarded her undergraduate degree in education from the University of Tennessee Martin in 1971, and that same year, she enrolled in then Memphis State University, seeking a master’s degree in Guidance and Personnel Services. While working toward and obtaining that degree, she was employed as a teacher for Memphis City Schools, where she taught for 10 years. Betty Ann began attending the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis, from which she obtained her law degree while teaching full-time.
Betty Ann began her legal career in 1985 at Spicer Rudstrom and became its first female partner. During her tenure at the firm, she has served as Marketing Director, manager of the firm’s Memphis and Little Rock offices and, most recently, as a member of the management committee. At the end of 2013, Betty Ann chose to become Of Counsel and now, continues her work of representing corporations and individuals in various types of litigation. Her areas of expertise among others include premises liability, product liability, professional liability (with an emphasis on legal and pharmaceutical malpractice) and workers’ compensation.
Betty Ann’s interests outside her occupation are varied and include serving on the Session as an elder of Hope Presbyterian Church, teaching a women’s Bible study, travel and golf.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business and Commercial Litigation
Employment Practices Litigation
Insurance Defense Litigation
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator (2000)
Memphis State University Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (J.D., 1984)
Memphis State University (M. Ed., 1977)
University of Tennessee, Martin (B.S., 1971)
Arkansas Trial and Appellate Courts
Arkansas Supreme Court
Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
Tennessee Supreme Court
United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit