Rigsby Sworn in as Davidson County Juvenile Magistrate

December 6, 2012

Melinda Rigsby was sworn in Monday as a new magistrate at Davidson County Juvenile Court, filling the position that created by the appointment of Sophia Brown Crawford as judge. 

Rigsby is a 1977 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where she earned her bachelor of science degree in psychology as well as her teaching certification. Upon completion of a JD at the Nashville School of Law in 1995, she began a legal career with the District Attorney General in Nashville.  She has worked as an assistant DA since 1995 at Juvenile Court and later General Sessions Courts.

Judge Sophia Brown Crawford, right, administers the oath to Melinda Rigsby with Juvenile Court Clerk David Smith.