Adavis Bio

Anne Besh Davis earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 1991 from Memphis State University, graduating magna cum laude. After graduation, she worked in the finance industry before earning her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. She served as Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Donna M. Fields and the Honorable D.J. Alissandratos.

Anne is active in several local civic and professional organizations. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Association of Women Attorneys, and Memphis Bar Association, where she was a representative on the Board of Directors for two years, and served as President of the Memphis Bar Association’s Family Law Section.  She was named a Mid-South Rising Star by Mid-South Super Lawyers in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. Anne was inducted as a Fellow into the Memphis Bar Foundation in 2017. She was selected as a member of the Memphis Bar Association’s Leadership Forum class of 2012-2013. Anne served for two years on a committee formed by the Administrative Office of the Courts to develop resources that will help self-represented litigants and draft plain language forms to be used in court. Anne volunteers for the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County, and currently serves as Treasurer of the Board of Directors.  

Anne is licensed in Tennessee and practices civil litigation. She concentrates her practice in all areas of family law, including divorce and legal separation, child custody, visitation, child support, alimony, paternity, Juvenile Court matters and adoptions.

To contact Anne B. Davis, email her at adavis [at] bshrlaw [dot] com or call 901.578.8888.