Wm. E. Higgins

General Sessions Court Judge w/ Municipal Court Jurisdiction

Year Elected/Appointed


Previous Employment

Practiced Law in West Nasvhille for 13 yrs.

Army Reserves, Captain

United States Army Signal Corps.


YMCA Night Law School, 1966
Vanderbilt University, 1960


Metro Councilman for the 24th District, three terms


Member of Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Tennessee General Sessions Judges Conference

Lawyers Association for Women

American Judges Association

American Bar Association

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

Serves on the Board of Youth Encouragement Services

Advisory Board of The Women's Club of Nashville

Currently a member of the American Legion, Post 5

Cohn/West Nashville Community Education Council


Capital City Golf Association

West Nashville Masonic Lodge

Al Menah Shrine

Church of Christ Member

Served on Boards for the Rachelle Center: St. Luke's Community Center, Richland Village Children's Home, Nashville City Civitan Club

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Justice A.A. Birch Building
408 2nd Avenue N., Suite 3130
Nashville, TN 37219