TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 14, 2013

Judge Phil B. Harris died yesterday (Feb. 13) at the age of 94. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and received his J.D.  from the University of Virginia. During law school, Harris left to serve in the military during World War II, was honorably discharged, then returned to finish his degree. He was elected as Circuit Court Judge for the 14th Judicial District, presiding until his retirement in 1990. Judge Harris also served specially on the Worker's Compensation Panel of the Supreme Court. Visitation will be Friday 5-8 p.m., with  funeral service set for Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian in Greenfield. The family requests any donations should go to charity.