Helping you navigate the law with confidence.

At Farrar | Moore Law, we are passionate about giving people like you the insight needed to handle the legal aspects of changes to your property or business. From buying and selling property to conducting business, we’ll help you achieve your goals.
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PRACTICAL APPROACH ​

Practical issues are typically intertwined with legal problems. Our approach combines established legal procedure with a uniquely practical approach. We help you navigate complex issues and find the simple solutions that work best for your needs.

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Passionate Advocacy

The situations of your life change over time. You buy and sell property, conduct business, and navigate the challenges of aging. On this journey, you often need an advocate. A trusted advisor with your best interests in mind. We are experienced counsel you can trust.

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Proven Advisor

Let our experienced team handle the legal details professionally, so you can move forward with confidence. From carefully prepared legal documentation to supportive advice, we manage the details so you can focus on what is most important to you and your family.

AMY FARRAR​

Founding Partner

Amy Farrar’s clients love working with her because she takes a practical approach to solving their complex legal problems in an efficient and ethical manner.

Farrar is a former litigator, which helps her plan for a client’s needs with an eye toward avoiding a conflict in court. Farrar now focuses her practice on transactional business, employment and real estate law, estate planning and elder law, and probate. She is also recognized statewide as a leading appellate lawyer, handling all kinds of civil appeals in both state and federal court.

After graduating cum laude from Wake Forest University and the University of Mississippi School of Law, Farrar clerked for Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia A. Clark. Farrar then then spent six years at an esteemed Nashville law firm before founding her own law firm in 2012.

Farrar is counsel of record in dozens of appeals, including several notable Supreme Court decisions, and is sought out by attorneys across the state as a resource for appeals of all kinds. Farrar has served as Chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Committee and as Chair of the Executive Council for the TBA Appellate Practice Committee. Farrar regularly presents Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Appellate Practice seminars to attorneys across Tennessee and was an Assistant Editor of the Tennessee Appellate Practice Handbook for over ten years.

Farrar has served as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at Middle Tennessee State University. She is a current Member of the Andrew Jackson Inn of Court, and has been selected as a Mid-South SuperLawyers “Rising Star” for six consecutive years.

Farrar is actively involved in her community and is a Ruling Elder at First Presbyterian Church of Murfreesboro. She serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Board at the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring and is a past Board Member of the Murfreesboro Noon Rotary Club. Farrar is currently serving as the Third Vice President of the Charity Circle of Murfreesboro, a Trustee of First Presbyterian Church, the Middle Tennessee Delegate to the Board of the Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women, and the Treasurer for the Middle Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women.

Farrar is sought after by her clients because of her community involvement, leadership in the legal field, and hard work to solve their legal issues practically and efficiently.

She is married to attorney Jeff Farrar; they have three active young sons.

Law School: University of Mississippi College of Law, J.D., 2005 cum laude
Undergraduate: Wake Forest University, B.A., Political Science, 2000, cum laude
Practice Areas: Appeals, Business Law, Real Estate Law, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Trust Law, Elder Law, Probate, Conservatorships
Admissions: Tennessee, Middle District of Tennessee, Western District of Tennessee, & Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Training: Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program, Class of 2011; Affiliate Real Estate Broker, 2014 – present.

Amanda Moore

Founding Partner

Amanda Moore’s compassionate approach to her clients comes from a long career in public service. A graduate of Yale Law School, Amanda currently serves as an elected member of the Board of Education for Murfreesboro City Schools. She clerked for the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, a position that gave her an intimate view of appellate practice. She then spent many years in the nonprofit legal sector and also taught a wide range of courses at Vanderbilt Law School, Middle Tennessee State University, and Morehead State University. Her commentary on bankruptcy law has appeared in the New York Times Letters to the Editor and the Lexington Herald-Leader.

She is married to Jason Vance, a professor and librarian at MTSU. They have a teenage son and daughter.

Law School: Yale Law School, J.D., 2000
Undergraduate: Western Kentucky University, B.A., Government, 1997, summa cum laude
Practice Areas: Contracts, Business Law, Estate Administration and Probate
Admissions: Tennessee, Kentucky, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Eastern District of Tennessee, & Eastern District of Kentucky
Training: ElderCounsel Elder Law Immersion Camp 2020, National Institute for Trial Advocacy Public Service Trial Skills Program

Katherine Layman

Attorney

Katherine Layman, graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2007, and from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2010.

Layman worked as a Law Clerk for the Honorable C. Clifford Shirley and the Honorable H. Bruce Guyton of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. She then spent three years at a Knoxville law firm, gaining hands on experience in employment law and business litigation. These areas of practice helped Layman transition to her role as Corporate Counsel for a Knoxville company. There, Layman represented the business in corporate contract drafting and review as well as employment law.

She is married to Matt Layman, radiologist with St. Thomas Rutherford and they have two daughters.

Law School: University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2010
Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University, B.A. Political Science, magna cum laude
Practice Areas: Estate Administration and Probate, Employment, Business Law, Corporate Contracts
Admissions: Tennessee

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