Danielle M. Woods focuses her practice on estate planning, probate, and personal litigation, assisting clients with estate administrations, wills and trusts, residential real estate issues, guardianships for minors, conservatorships for adults with disabilities, powers of attorney, and litigation related to that area. She frequently serves as Guardian ad Litem in probate matters. Danielle is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of Tennessee.

Education

  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis, J.D., 2017
    • Honors
      • Articles Editor, The University of Memphis Law Review, Volume 46
      • Staff Member, The University of Memphis Law Review, Volume 45
      • Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence – Best Legal Memorandum
      • Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence – Best Oral Advocate
      • 2015 Freshman Moot Court Competition: Runner-Up, Top Ten Advocate
      • Pupil, Leo Bearman Sr. Inn of Court
      • Law Student for Justice 2017
    • Fogelman College of Business & Economics, University of Memphis, M.B.A., 2017
    • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, December 2012
    • Bachelor of Arts in Communications, December 2012
  •  

Memberships, Licenses & Certifications

  • Member, Memphis Bar Association

Clerkships & Internships

  • Clerk, Hon. Kathleen N. Gomes, Shelby County Probate Court, Division I, 2016-2017
  • Student Attorney, Neighborhood Preservation Clinic, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 2017
  • Student Attorney, Community Legal Center, 2016

Professional Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Irvin Bogatin Service Award. Memphis Bar Association
  • 2020 New Advocate Award, Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services

Community Involvement

  • Chair, Access to Justice Committee, Memphis Bar Association, 2021
  • Board Representative, Estate Planning and Probate Section, Memphis Bar Association, 2020-2021
  • Young Lawyers’ Division, Memphis Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Public Service & Community Outreach Committee, 2021
    • Co-Chair, CLE Committee, 2019-2020
  • Memphis Area Legal Services’ Equal Justice Campaign Young Lawyers’ Committee
    • Co-Chair, 2019
    • Board Member, 2018