Sharon G. Lee

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Sharon Gail Lee, born December 8, 1953, is a Justice on the Tennessee Supreme Court. She was appointed to that body in October 2008. She was born in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Lee calls Madisonville, Tennessee, her home town.[1] She graduated from Webb School of Knoxville in 1971.[2] After attending Vanderbilt University,[citation needed] she went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, receiving a B.S. in Business Administration with high honors in 1975.[1] She continued her education at the University of Tennessee College of Law, graduating in 1978.[1]

From 1978 to 2004, Lee was in private practice as an attorney in Madisonville.[1] During her time in private practice, she served as county attorney for Monroe County, Madisonville city judge, and city attorney for Vonore and Madisonville. She is a former Rule 31 listed family mediator. Other activities include: Tennessee Bar Association (house of delegates), Tennessee Bar Foundation, Tennessee Judicial Conference (executive committee), Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women (director), East Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women (president), Knoxville Executive Women’s Association (secretary), Boys and Girls Club of Monroe Area (board of directors), Monroe County Bar Association (president, vice president and secretary), Million Dollar Advocates Forum, American Judicature Society, Scribes, National Association of Women Judges; coauthor of Opening and Closing Arguments.

Prior to becoming a Tennessee Supreme Court Justice, she served on the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Eastern Section. She was appointed to that position on June 4, 2004. She was subsequently elected to the Court of Appeals on August 2004, then reelected for an eight-year term in August 2006, and again in August of 2014.

She has two children, Sarah Alliman and Laura Alliman.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Sharon G. Lee, Supreme Court justice". Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sharon G. Lee ’71 Named to Tennessee Supreme Court". Webb School of Knoxville. September 30, 2008. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 

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