Amelia Ann Phillips

  • Associate Attorney
Cookeville, TN



Amelia "Amy" Phillips worked in the nursing field for over twenty years after graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Mount Saint Mary College. Ms. Phillips' extensive nursing experience includes open heart surgery/recovery room, transplant coordinator for donor services, and most recently staff RN and Clinical Coordinator of the Cookeville Regional Medical Center Emergency Room from 2008-2015.

Ms. Phillips obtained several certifications during her nursing career, including Certified Critical Care RN (CCRN), Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator (CPTC), Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and still maintains her Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications.

Ms. Philips decided to further her education and attended Nashville School of Law graduating in 2015 with her juris doctorate.

Upon admission to the Bar, Ms. Phillips worked as a sole practitioner concentrating on Family Law (custody, divorce, adoption) and Probate litigation.

In June 2018, she joined the firm of Callahan & Binkley as an associate attorney shifting her focus to Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice litigation.

Ms. Phillips moved to Cookeville in 2006 and lives with her son and daughter.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2016


  • Nashville School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 2015
  • Mount Saint Mary College
    • BSN - 1993
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Science/Nursing

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association, 2018
  • American Bar Association, 2018

Past Employment Positions

  • Amelia Phillips Law, Sole Practitioner, 2015 to 2018
  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center Emergency Department Staff and Clinical Coordinator, 2008 to 2015
  • LiveOnNY (formally, the New York Organ Donor Network), Transplant Coordinator, 1996 to 2006