Vance is a 2016 graduate of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He joined Bailey & Greer, PLLC as a law clerk in 2015 and has been with the firm ever since, gaining valuable experience by working with firm leaders Sadler Bailey and Thomas Greer. Prior to joining Bailey & Greer, Vance worked in the Nashville and Memphis offices of a defense law firm, and with the Public Corruption & Economic Crime Unit of the Shelby County, Tennessee District Attorney’s Office.
Vance was selected by his peers of the University of Memphis Law Class of 2016 to deliver the commencement speech. He did not disappoint, and the themes of that speech – selflessness and a responsibility to the city of Memphis – parallel closely with his work at Bailey & Greer.
In April 2020, Vance argued before the Tennessee Supreme Court in the first remote oral argument in the Court’s history. His written brief and oral argument resulted in notable developments to Tennessee law and more importantly, resulted in a successful appeal for his client.
Vance’s professional goal is to be a strong and effective advocate for those harmed by others.
- Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis, Juris Doctorate, 2016
- University of Tennessee, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2012
- United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee