201 Poplar Ave. - Criminal Justice Center - 5th Floor - Memphis, Tennessee
was elected Judge of Division III in August of 2010 in a special election to
fill the vacancy created by the retirement of John P. Colton, Jr. He is currently serving in that capacity.
received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and a Bachelors Degree in
Humanities from Christian Brothers College, Memphis in 1977. He received a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree
from the University of Memphis in 1980.
has previous experience in private practice and in the Shelby County Public
Defender’s Office. He was an Assistant
District Attorney General for twenty-six years prior to his election.
He is a
member of the Tennessee Trial Judge’s Association, the American Bar Association
and is licensed to practice law in Colorado as well as Tennessee.