PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Robert Philyaw
Juvenile Court Judge
1600 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Work Phone: (423)209-5100
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Admitted to bar, 2001 Tennessee; 2002, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee; 2004, Sixth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. Education: The University of Memphis (J.D. 2001); Christian Brothers University (B.S., 1995, M.B.A. 1997); The National Judicial College, June, 2012. Editor-in-Chief, Tennessee Journal of Practice & Procedure, 2001. Recipient: Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, 2001; Dean’s Distinguished Service Award, 2001, Phi Delta Phi Award for Professional Responsibility, 2001. Member: Chattanooga, Tennessee, Federal Bar Associations; Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Association, Municipal Judge of the City of Graysville, Tennessee, 2010-2013; Judge, Hamilton County Juvenile Court, Chattanooga, Tennessee May, 2013 - Present. Civil practice includes litigation, estate and probate, and various areas of counsel to individual and corporate clients represented. Criminal practice in State and Federal court. Serves on the Access to Justice Committee of theTennessee Bar Association, Co-Chair of Hometown Support Subcommittee; Serves on Board of The Mountain Education Foundation; Served on the Legislative Committee of the Tennessee Municipal Judicial Conference; Served as President of the Signal Mountain Middle High School Sports Boosters; Formerly served on the Board of Governors of the Chattanooga Chapter of the Federal Bar Association; Formerly served on the board of the Founders' Fund, a large volunteer group that raised over three million private dollars for the opening of SMMHS while helping to establish benchmarks for excellence. Former Adjunct Professor at the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at The University of Memphis.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Year Licensed: 2001
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2001
Section Membership(s): Juvenile and Children's Law Section, Access to Justice Committee, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Judges & Courts, Juvenile Law