Thomas J. Seeley
|Thomas J. Seely|
|Current Court Information:|
|First circuit court, Tennessee|
|Active:||1985 - 2014|
|Past position:||Private practice lawyer; General Counsel, Clinchfield Railroad Co.|
|Past term:||1974 - 1986; -|
|Undergraduate:||Florida State University|
|Law School:||University of Tennessee at Knoxville|
First circuit court in Tennessee. He was appointed to this position in August of 1985. He was retained by voters in 1986, 1990, 1998 and 2006. His current eight year term ends in 2014.
Seeley began his career as a trial attorney for the Tennessee Valley Authority. He left that position in 1974 to run his own law private practice in Erwin, TN. He worked in that capacity until 1986. During that time, he also served as a Unicoi County Attorney for 6 years and as General Counsel for the Clinchfield Railroad Company. He has also taught as an adjunct professor at East Tennessee State University. From 1997 to 1999, he was the Presiding Judge of the Tennessee Court of the Judiciary.