Leon C. Burns

Criminal Court Judge

Year Elected/Appointed

1975

Previous Employment

Attorney
Administrator, Cookeville General Hospital
Production Manager/Sales Representative for Adams Plastics, Cookeville, TN
United States Army

Education

University of Tennessee, 1972
Tennessee Technological University, 1959

Honors

President, Tennessee Judicial Conference (also served as Vice-President and Secretary)
Tennessee Sentencing Commission, 1986-1995
Tennessee Commission for Criminal Justice, 1982-1983
Tennessee Supreme Court Advisory Commission of Rules of Criminal Procedure

Membership(s)

American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Putnam County Bar Association

Community Involvement

Cookeville Jaycees, Lions and Rotary Clubs
Former Chairman, Putnam County Bloodmobile and Heart Association
Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice, Tennessee Technology University

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Address

228 East Broad Street, Suite 204 Cookeville, TN

Counties

Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, White