James Curwood Witt

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge

Year Elected/Appointed

1997

Prior Judicial Experience

Judge, Monroe County Juvenile Court, 1979-82

Previous Employment

Adjunct professor of law, U.T. College of Law

Education

University of Tennessee College of Law, 1973
Associate degree, Hiwassee College, 1968; bachelor’s degree, Tennessee Wesleyan College, 1970

Membership(s)

Member of Tennessee and Monroe Country Bar Associations; president, Monroe County Bar Association, 1977; Tennessee Council of Juvenile Court Judges, 1979-82; Hearing Committee member, Board of Professional Responsibility, 1986-92; member of Tennessee Judicial Council, 1980-88; chairman, board of trustees, Emory & Henry College, Tennessee Wesleyan College and Hiwassee College, 1987-90; member, Holston Conference (United Methodist Church) Board of Trustees, 1995; president, Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area, TN, Inc., 1996; presenter, Phi Theta Kappa, Tennessee Regional Honors Institute, 1995; member Tennessee Bar Foundation

Community Involvement

Boys & Girls Club, 1996 president; presenter, Phi Theta Kappa, Tennessee Regional Honors Institute, 1995

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Address

505 Main Street, Suite 356
P.O. Box 444
Knoxville, TN