The Honorable Thomas T. Woodall


Judge Thomas T. Woodall received his law degree from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis in 1981. He served as a judicial law clerk from 1981 to 1982. He served as Assistant District Attorney General from 1984 to 1990, and engaged in the private practice of law in Dickson from 1990 to 1996. He was appointed to the Court of Criminal Appeals in December 1996 and was elected in 1998 and was re-elected in 2006.

Judge Woodall is a member of the Tennessee and Dickson County Bar Associations. Judge Woodall has authored articles for the Memphis State University Law Review as well as “A Judge’s View of Appellate Advocacy,” The Prosecutor’s Desk Book (3d ed.): Ethical Issues and Emerging Roles for 21st Century Prosecutors, 2001, American Prosecutors Research Institute. Judge Woodall frequently lectures on legal topics to groups such as attorneys, court clerks, law clerks and municipal and general sessions judges.

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