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Associate Attorney of Bechtel Santo & Severn
Emily Tichenor earned her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, at Baylor University, where she majored in Language and Linguistics and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Emily then earned her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, at Washington and Lee University. She was inducted into the Order of the Coif and received the National Association of Women Lawyers award given to an outstanding woman law student.
During law school, Emily served as a staffwriter and Managing Online Editor for Washington and Lee Law Review. She was also president of the Public Interest Law Student Association and participated in an international human rights practicum, during which she drafted a report on women’s rights sent to the United Nations. Emily spent her first summer in law school as a legal intern at International Justice Mission in Washington, DC, and her second summer as a legal intern at Compassion International in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
After graduating from law school, Emily moved home to Florida and clerked for the Honorable James A. Edwards at the Fifth District Court of Appeal in Daytona Beach, Florida before starting at Bechtel Santo & Severn.
Emily is licensed to practice law in Florida, Colorado and North Dakota.