Justice Lee Elected Chief Justice

Justice Sharon Lee will become Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court on Sept. 1. She has been a member of the Tennessee Supreme Court since 2008, and recently won a retention election for an eight-year term to the court. “It’s an honor to serve the Court, the Tennessee judiciary, and the people of Tennessee in this role,” Justice Lee said. “I am grateful to the citizens of Tennessee for electing me to the Supreme Court and appreciate the confidence the members of the Court have shown by electing me as Chief Justice. I will continue to work to ensure that courts in Tennessee are fair and impartial.”