Destinee Byers joined Davis Law as an intern in 2017 and as an associate attorney in 2019. Originally from Jackson, Tennessee, Destinee graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Law, Justice, and Society from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated cum laude with her law degree from Regent University School of Law.
Prior to joining Davis Law, Destinee worked as a legal intern for the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and as a student worker for the Institute for Conflict Management. She also worked as the Marketing Manager for Pieology Pizzeria where she assisted in managing marketing for all of its southeastern franchises. At Regent University School of Law, she won awards in appellate advocacy and negotiation, worked for the Center for Global Justice assisting in legal research and writing for international nonprofits, spent a summer in Peru helping an organization that provided legal aid related to human trafficking and property dispute issues, and worked as a Managing Editor for the Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy. During that time, Destinee also wrote and published an article: https://jgjpp.regent.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/CAN-YOU-HEAR-ME-NOW-DUE-PROCESS-AND-LANGUAGE-BARRIERS-TO-JUSTICE.pdf
Destinee is currently a member of the Pro Bono Committee for the Young Lawyers Association of the Virginia State Bar and a member of Thrive Young Professionals Group in Hampton Roads. She lives in Norfolk with her husband and beagle, Jessie. She enjoys home renovation projects, hiking, traveling, and visiting local coffee shops.