Amanda L. Myers, Esq.
Amanda L. Myers is an attorney at Anderson, Crawley, & Burke, PLLC and primarily defends employers and insurance companies in workers’ compensation claims. Along with actively handling a variety of cases, she has also been a presenting member of the Multi-State Committee of the Workers’ Compensation Institute in Orlando now for three years and currently presents seminars on Mississippi workers’ compensation law to various companies and insurers throughout the state and southeast.
Ms. Myers is a native of Sebring, Florida. She received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Pre-Law from the University of Central Florida in 2009 and received her Juris Doctor degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 2012.
While in law school, Ms. Myers received a scholarship through the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. She served as Treasury-Clerk Chair of the Moot Court Board and Vice-President of the Women’s Student Bar Association. She was also a member of Phi Delta Phi and Mississippi Association of Justice.
Ms. Myers received the American Jurisprudence Award in both Workers’ Compensation and Appellate Advocacy. While serving on the Moot Court Board, she was a semi-finalist in the 2011 E. Earle Zehmer Workers’ Compensation Moot Court Competition and won 1st place for Best Written Brief.
Amanda is currently Chair of the Defense Research Institute’s Workers’ Compensation Committee Webcast Program. She is admitted to practice before all Mississippi courts, United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Amanda is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, Capital Area Bar Association, Jackson Young Lawyers Association, Madison County Bar Association, and Mississippi Women Lawyers Association.
In addition to her work as an attorney, Amanda is active in her local community as the Mississippi Community Advocate Volunteer for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, as both her Father and Grandfather passed away from pancreatic cancer at young ages. She travels to Washington, D.C. every June to speak with members of Congress about funding for pancreatic cancer research and to advocate for awareness for the disease. Amanda currently resides in Madison, Mississippi and attends Pinelake Church. She enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and her dog, Reese.