Kristen Downey was raised in the Memphis, Tennessee area. She received a Bachelor’s Degree, Cum Laude, from Christian Brothers University in 2013.
Ms. Downey received her law degree from The University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2017 where she was a member and notes editor of the University of Memphis Law Review. Her case note, regarding a Liabilities and Rights of Sperm Donors in Tennessee, was published by the law review in Volume 47, book no. 2. Ms. Downey also was a member of the Wagner Labor and Employment Moot Court Team. She was admitted to practice law in the state of Tennessee in 2017.