Rhynette Northcross Hurd

Circuit Court Judge

Year Elected/Appointed

2014

Prior Judicial Experience

Appointed to Shelby County Circuit Court, Division 8 in March 2010; served until August 31, 2010

Previous Employment

Law Clerk to Judge Bailey Brown - U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Associate - Armstrong, Allen, Gentry, et al.
Chief Counsel - International Paper Company
Assistant General Counsel - Accredo Health, Incorporated
Vice President, Corporate Counsel - Sedgwick Claims Management Service, Inc.
Judge - Shelby County Circuit Court, Division Eight
Founder/Mediator - Blair Ridder Hurd PLLC

Education

Mount Holyoke College, B.A. - 1971
Harvard Graduate School of Education, M.A.T. - 1972
George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. - 1985
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D. - 1991

Honors

Editor-in-Chief, Memphis State Law Review - 1990-1991

Membership(s)

American Bar Association
Association for Women Attorneys, Memphis
Ben F. Jones Chapter, National Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Judicial Conference
Assistant to the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners - 1993-2012
Tennessee Board of Law Examiners - January 2014 - September 2014

Community Involvement

Domestic Violence State Coordinating Council
Vice Chair - Board of Directors, Memphis Child
Advocacy Center (2013-2014)
Memphis Chapter of Links, Incorporated
National Conference of Bar Examiners, Diversity Issues Committee

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Address

Shelby Co. Courthouse
140 Adams Avenue, Room 212
Memphis, TN 38103

County

Shelby