TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 14, 2019
Retired judge James B. “Buddy” Scott Jr. of Oak Ridge died on May 9. He was 83. A 1965 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, Scott became the Anderson County Circuit and Criminal Court Judge in 1978 and was reelected every election thereafter until retirement in 2005. Prior to becoming a judge, he served as the Assistant District Attorney General for Roane, Loudon, Blount, Meigs and Morgan counties. His family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge. The funeral will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the American Heart Association or 10 Glenlake Parkway, NE South Tower, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA, 30328.