Jim Kyle


Year Elected/Appointed


Previous Employment

Private Practice, Law Firm of Domico Kyle
Tennessee Senator for the 30th District (93rd thru 108th General Assemblies)


University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1976
Arkansas State University, 1973


Recipient 2013 Africa in April Honorary Chairman; 2008 Legislator of the Year, Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association; 1999 President’s Award, Tennessee Council of Teachers of English; 1996 Legislator of the Year, Domestic Violence Task Force; 1992 Legislator of the Year, County Officials Association of Tennessee and Tennessee District Attorney Generals Conference; 1991 Legislator of the Year, Shelby County Deputy Sheriffs Association; 1985 Recipient of the Henry Toll Fellowship of the Council of State Government


Memphis Bar Association

Board of Governors of American Correctional Association, 1994-1998; Tau Kappa Epsilon Social Fraternity; Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity

Tennessee Senate Democratic Leader, 104th through 108th General Assemblies; Member of Tennessee Finance, Ways and Means Committee; Government Operations Committee; Joint Government Operations Subcommittee of Commerce, Labor, Transportation and Agriculture; Joint Government Operations Subcommittee of Judiciary and Government; Rules Committee; Calendar Committee; Delayed Bills Committee; Pension and Insurance Committee; Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations; Chair, Shelby County Delegation, 2009; Select Oversight Committee on Corrections, Chairman (96th through 100th General Assemblies; Democratic Caucus, Chairman (95th General Assembly)

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D'Army Bailey Courthouse
140 Adams Avenue, Room 308
Memphis, TN 38103