Dwight E. Stokes

General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction

Year Elected/Appointed

1998

Prior Judicial Experience

Elected to first term in 1998

Previous Employment

I served as trial lawyer for 21 years (1997-1998) prior to being elected as judge.  My trial practice consisted primarily of criminal, civil, and appellate work.

Education

University of Tennessee, 1977
Carson-Newman College, 1974, B.A. in Political Science

Honors

Class of 2005 Leadership Sevier

Outstanding Alumnus Harrison Chilhowee Baptist Academy

Membership(s)

Tennessee General Sessions Judges

Tennessee Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges

National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges

American Judicature Society

Community Involvement

Appointed by Governor to serve on Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth

Vice-Chairman Disproportionate Minority Contact Task Force for the State of Tennessee

Chairman Sevier County Martin Luther King Day (2011 to present)

State of tennessee Court of the Judiciary

Chairman, Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries

Regular speaker for the General Sessions Conference in criminal law.

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Address

Sevier County Courthouse
125 Court Ave., Suite 109 West
Sevierville, TN 37862

County

Sevier