Amorya Orr

Top rated personal injury attorney in Jackson, Mississippi

Cosmich Simmons & Brown, PLLC
Amorya Orr
Cosmich Simmons & Brown, PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Civil litigation, Cannabis law; view more

Licensed in Mississippi since: 2014

Education: University of Virginia School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

Cosmich Simmons & Brown, PLLC

100 Vision Dr
Suite 200
Jackson, MS 39211 Visit website


Amorya Orr is an effective and scrupulous attorney at the Jackson, Mississippi, law firm of Cosmich Simmons & Brown, PLLC. Focusing her practice on insurance and tort litigation, mass and toxic torts, premises liability and workers’ compensation, she also serves as local counsel with law firms presiding outside Mississippi, as well as in-house counsel for insight into specific Mississippi laws, statutes and jurisdictions.

The valedictorian of her graduating class, Ms. Orr received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English language and literature from Fisk University in 2011. Shortly after her graduation, she attended the University of Virginia School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctor in 2014.

During her time in law school, Ms. Orr was involved with many organizations such as the Black Law Students Association, the Employment Law Clinic and the Family Mediation Clinic. A meritorious student, she received the Doris Buffett Fellowship and the Equal Justice America Fellowship, and she was awarded the Outstanding First-Year and Second-Year Student Award by the university’s Black Law Students Association.

Ms. Orr completed a plethora of internships that provided her invaluable exposure, including interning at the Tennessee General Assembly, for Representative Joe Towns Jr. and for Judge Winston Kidd, among others. She is licensed to practice across all Mississippi state courts.

Outside her law practice, Ms. Orr keeps active in her legal community with affiliations to organizations such as the Mississippi Bar Association, the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association and Jackson Young Lawyers. Furthermore, she provides educational seminars on the legal professional across college campuses and conferences statewide.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: defense, Civil litigation: defense, Cannabis law, Class action/mass torts: plaintiff, Insurance coverage, Workers' compensation: claimant

Focus areas

Premises liability - plaintiff, Toxic torts, Insurance

  • 40% Personal injury - general: defense
  • 20% Civil litigation: defense
  • 10% Cannabis law
  • 10% Class action/mass torts: plaintiff
  • 10% Insurance coverage
  • 10% Workers' compensation: claimant

First Admitted: 2014, Mississippi

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • “Real Talk:  College, Law School and the World Beyond,” Mississippi College School of Law, Pre Law Day (Jackson MS), March 2016
  • “Generational Diversity:  Preparing for the Next Generation,”  Perrin Diversity and Inclusion Conference (Philadelphia, PA), November 2017
  • “What Law Firms Want You to Know,” Mississippi College School of Law (Jackson, MS), October 2017
  • “It’s More than Just Words:  Why Diversity and Inclusion Takes Action,” Mississippi Paralegals Association (Jackson, MS), February 2017
  • “The Road to Success:  Tips and Tools for Future Lawyers,”  University of Mississippi School of Law (Oxford, MS), March 2016
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Mississippi, 2014
  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • Mississippi Women Lawyer’s Association
  • Magnolia Bar Association, Fall CLE Co-chair; Boys’ and Girls’ Law Camp Planning Committee
  • Mississippi Bar Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Employment Law Clinic, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Junior League of Jackson
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Clinton (MS) Alumnae Chapter (Risk Management Coordinator)
  • Leadership Greater Jackson, 2016-2017 (30th Class)
  • Family Mediation Clinic, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Black Law Students Association, University of Virginia School of Law
  • National Black Law Students Association, Mid-Atlantic Secretary, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Outstanding First-Year and Second-Year Student Award, University of Virginia Black Law Students’ Association, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Equal Justice America Fellowship Recipient, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Doris Buffett Fellowship Recipient, University of Virginia School of Law
Educational Background:
  • Fisk University, Bachelor of Arts, English, Valedictorian

Office location for Amorya Orr

100 Vision Dr
Suite 200
Jackson, MS 39211

Phone: 601-707-4627


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

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