University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2019, cum laude
Rhodes College, B.A., 2015, cum laude
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (2020)
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association
Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
Honors and Distinctions
Honors and Distinctions:
Leo Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court Outstanding Pupil
Dean’s Distinguished Pro Bono Award
CALI Award, Professional Responsibility
Dean’s Award for Excellence, Best Memorandum
Dean’s Award for Excellence, Best Brief
Halle Priester is an Associate with Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C. and a member of the firm’s Tort and Medical Malpractice Litigation Groups. She joined the firm after a one-year clerkship with Chief United States District Judge S. Thomas Anderson. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Rhodes College, Halle obtained her law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
While in law school, Halle served as a research assistant to Professor Daniel Kiel. She also was the Chief Justice of Honor Council and a Notes Editor for Volume 49 of The University of Memphis Law Review. Additionally, Halle interned for United States District Judge Sheryl H. Lipman. She served as the 2017-18 Vice President of the Public Action Legal Society and was recognized for her completion of over 200 pro bono hours during law school.