Thomas J. Wright

Circuit Court Judge

Year Elected/Appointed


Prior Judicial Experience

Greene County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge, 8 years

Previous Employment

Assistant Federal Community Defender
Private Practice
Federal Judicial Law Clerk


University of Tennessee Law School, 1983
University of Arkansas, 1980


Graduate with honors
Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Honors Finance Program
Dean's List
2005 Banking on our Kids, Moral Kombat Hero
2004 State of Tennessee ADAT Award of Excellence
2003 1st TN Human Resources Agency Civil responsibility & Oustanding Character Award


Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
Tennessee Judicial Conference

Community Involvement

Asbury United Methodist Church, Lay Speaker
Board of Trustees, Holston Home for Children
Honorary Chair, Greeneville/Greene County Community of Promise

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101 South Main Street, Courthouse
P.O. Box 876
Greeneville, TN 37744-0876


Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins