Dillan joined Martin Tate as an Associate in August 2020.  He was previously a Summer Associate with the firm in 2019.  Dillan also served as an extern for U.S. District Court Judge Jon P. McCalla in the Western District of Tennessee, as an extern in the University of Memphis’s Office of Legal Counsel,  and as a student attorney in the University of Memphis’s Neighborhood Preservation Clinic. 


  • The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2020, magna cum laude
  • The University of Memphis, M.A., 2017
  • The University of Memphis, B.A., 2014, with University Honors,  summa cum laude

Bar Admissions


Professional Recognition

  • Recipient, Herbert Herff Presidential Law Scholarship
  • CALI Awards for Excellence (highest grade in class): Legal Methods I & II, Torts I, Property I & II, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Professional Responsibility, Secured Transactions, and Criminal Procedure I
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence: Best Memorandum
  • Law Review Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

Classes Taught

Court Admissions

Certifications and Memberships


Platforms and Police Departments: On the Risk of Contractual Liability for Surveillance of Political Activism, 50 U. Mem. L. Rev. 199 (2019)