Charles Creed McGinley

Circuit Court Judge

Year Elected/Appointed


Prior Judicial Experience

Assistant District Attorney General, 1982-1988

Previous Employment

Private Practice, 1976-1982


University of Memphis Law School, 1976
University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1973


Graduate of National College District Attorneys Career Prosecutor Course, 1986
Graduate of National Judicial College General Jurisdiction Course, 1991


Tennessee Judicial Conference, 1988-Present
Served on Executive Committee (numerous terms), Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of TJC
Tennessee Judicial Conference Foundation Board Member
Former President, Tennessee Trial Judges Association (2 terms)
Tennessee Judicial Academy, faculty, 1990-present
Commission on the Future of the Tennessee Judicial System, Court Executive Team Member
Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
Member, Tennessee Supreme Court's Commission on Gender Fairness

Community Involvement

Savannah First United Methodist Church
Former Chairperson Administrative Board
Chairperson, Board of Trustees

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166 Guinn Street
P.O. Box 548
Savannah, TN 38372


Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin, Henry