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Nashville-Davidson Co Circuit Court Judge Div VIII

Circuit Courts are courts of general jurisdiction in Tennessee. Among the types of cases heard by the Circuit Courts in Davidson County are contract disputes, civil torts, condemnations, worker’s compensation claims, domestic matters and the administration of estates. Circuit court judges hear appeals of decisions from Juvenile, Municipal, and General Sessions Courts. The jurisdiction of circuit courts often overlaps that of the chancery courts. Criminal cases are tried in separate criminal courts in Davidson County.

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    Lynne T Ingram

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I have practiced law for over 18 years which has given me the experience I need to serve as Judge. Fourteen of those years have been in public service and non-profit. I have served as a federal prosecutor for over a decade and most recently as Lead Family Law Attorney of Legal Aid Society representing victims of domestic violence. I have litigated over forty jury trials and practiced on both sides of civil and criminal cases. I have been entrusted to teach Trial Advocacy at Vanderbilt University Law School since 2014, where I train third-year law students how to navigate the courtroom. I have been active in our community including creating the Child Care Alliance of Middle Tennessee to create and expand high-quality childcare for all.
Restoring integrity to the Eighth Circuit Court. I will treat everyone in the courtroom with dignity and respect. I will apply the law fairly.
Justice is my passion, and I am dedicated to treating everyone in the courtroom with fairness and dignity. If elected, I will ensure the Eighth Circuit Court applies the law fairly while also protecting the rights of all parties in the courtroom. Simply put, I will restore integrity to the Eighth Circuit Court by bringing a high level of professionalism and ethics our community expects and deserves.