Judge Dozier Announces Plans for Re-election

Davidson County Criminal Court Judge Steve Dozier has announced his candidacy for re-election, and has named Nashville lawyer Aubrey B. Harwell Jr. as his campaign treasurer. Dozier, who has served on the bench for 15 years, will run in the May 2014 Democratic primary, The Tennessean reports. Among the accomplishments he touts is overseeing many high-profile murder cases and handing down the city’s first nuisance injunction to ban suspected members of the Kurdish Pride Gang from two public parks. Prior to becoming a judge, Dozier worked as an assistant district attorney for 10 years. He earned his law degree from the Nashville School of Law.