Steve’s CAREER


  • Bredesen Professor of Law, University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (teaching Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, and Voting/Election Law). Has authored a dozen scholarly articles on issues of criminal justice reform
  • Has served as criminal defense lawyer in a number of cases while a law professor
  • Member of the American Law Institute
  • Former Shelby County Commissioner, 2006-2014
  • Former federal prosecutor, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1999-2000
  • Former civil rights litigator, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division, 1991- 2000
  • Law Clerk to Hon. Roger Vinson, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1989-1991
  • J.D. from William & Mary – 1989
  • BA from Cornell University – 1982

Mulroy Family Steve has been married to Amy Mulroy for 30 years and is the proud father to Molly and Quinn.