PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Sharon Lee
Tennessee Supreme Court
P O Box 444
Knoxville, TN 37901
Work Phone: (865)594-6707
Fax Phone: (865)594-6561
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Chief Justice Sharon G. Lee -- Appointed to the Supreme Court of Tennessee in 2008 and retained by a majority vote of the citizens of Tennessee in August 2010 and August 2014 for an eight-year term.  Elected by her colleagues on September 1, 2014, to serve as Chief Justice.  Judge of the Tennessee Court of Appeals, 2004-2008.  Private practice in Madisonville, 1978-2004.  Numerous awards and honors, including the Chief Justice William M. Barker Equal Access to Justice Award, the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award, the Lizzie Crozier French Women’s Leadership Award, the Woman of Achievement Award from the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, the Knoxville YWCA Tribute to Women Award, and the Spirit of Justice Award from the East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women.  Served as adjunct faculty member of the University of Tennessee College of Law, President and a director of the East Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women, a director of the National Association of Women Judges, and member of the Congressional Medal of Honor Knoxville Convention committee.  Member of the American, Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Foundations.  Serves on the University of Tennessee College of Law Dean’s Circle, the Board of the Knoxville YWCA, and the Board of the East Tennessee Historical Society.  B.S., University of Tennessee College of Business; J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law.


Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Tennessee College of Law
Year Licensed: 1978
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1978
Section Membership(s): YLD Fellows, TBA Members