Auva Attar


Auva joined Ortale Kelley in 2022 after receiving her Juris Doctorate and Master in Business Administration from the University of Memphis. In law school, Auva thrived in her law school’s oral advocacy program, and competed in the advanced moot court competition during her second year of law school. Auva also served as a justice on Memphis Law’s moot court board, and tried a mock case in her last year of law school in her trial advocacy class. Auva also competed in the American Bar Association’s national moot court competition, where her skills were tested against those of law students from across the country.


During law school, Auva worked in house at FedEx Logistics. Working in house helped give Auva the insight on how to strategize and manage the wide array of day-to-day legal issues that come across one of the largest logistics companies worldwide. Auva also served as a judicial law clerk at Shelby County Criminal Court. As a judicial law clerk, Auva authored orders, opinions, and memoranda in a wide variety of criminal cases. Through these experiences, Auva had the opportunity to hone her research and writing skills, while also learning how to become a better advocate for her clients.


Since joining the firm, Auva has focused her practice in litigation. Auva’s practice areas include worker’s compensation, healthcare liability, homeowners’ associations, and employment law.


In her spare time, Auva likes to spend time with her family and friends, explore new places in Nashville, and travel. Growing up, Auva had the opportunity to travel to many different countries, such as Spain, Dubai, and France. With these experiences, Auva has learned how to become a better communicator and how to adapt to change.

  • Assisted in defending construction defect cases.
  • Assisted in providing legal guidance for homeowner and condominium associations on a multitude of matters, including restrictions enforcement, interpretation of governing documents, and counsel on matters arising out of property management;
  • Assisted in defending civil rights litigation matters involving allegations of use of excessive force and allegations of unlawful search and seizure.
  • Assisted in defending premises liability cases involving personal injury and alcohol service and consumption.


University of Tennessee, Knoxville

BA- Psychology with a minor in Political Science (2019)

Cecil C. Humpherys School of Law; University of Memphis

Juris Doctor and MBA (2022)


  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association