Joseph A. Woodruff

Circuit Court Judge

Year Elected/Appointed


Previous Employment

Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP [1987-2014]
US Army JAG Corps [1981-1987]


University of Alabama, B.A. - 1974
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. - 1981


Order of the Coif
M. Leigh Harrison Scholar
Hugo Black Scholar
Dean Thomas Christopher Award
Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America


Alabama State Bar
Tennessee Bar Association
Federalist Society For Law And Public Policy

Community Involvement

Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County-Past Bd. Member
Nashville Shakespeare Festival-Past Board Member
Pull-Tight Players, Inc.-Past President
Kids On Stage Foundation, Founding Director
Williamson County Republican Party-Chairman’s Circle

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135 4th Avenue South
Suite 286
Franklin, TN 37064


Hickman, Lewis, Perry, Williamson