Chris Craft

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Chris Craft
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Current Court Information:
Thirtieth Judicial District, Tennessee
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Gov. Ned McWherter
Active:   1994-2022
Past post:   Assistant district attorney
Past term:   1982-1994
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Memphis, 1975
Law School:   University of Memphis, 1978
Grad. School:   Vanderbilt University, Memphis Theological Seminary
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Shelby County Criminal Court
Position:  Division VIII
State:  Tennessee
Election information 2014:
Party:   Independent
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  8/7/2014
Election vote:  100.0%ApprovedA

Chris Craft is a criminal court judge for the Shelby County Criminal Court Division VIII in the Thirtieth Judicial District of Tennessee. He was appointed to the court by former Governor Ned McWherter in 1994 and was elected in 1996. Craft was most recently re-elected without opposition in 2006 and 2014. His current term expires in 2022.[1][2][3]

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee judicial elections, 2014
Craft ran for re-election to the Shelby County Criminal Court.
General: He won without opposition in the general election on August 7, 2014.[4][3]
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Education

Craft received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Memphis in 1975 and his J.D. degree from the same school in 1978. He continued his education with post-graduate work at Vanderbilt University (1969-1972) and the Memphis Theological Seminary (1979-1980).[5]

Career

  • 1994-2022: Judge, Shelby County Criminal Court Division VIII
  • 1991-1994: Senior trial prosecutor, Major Violators Unit, District Attorney's Office
  • 1982-1994: Assistant district attorney, District Attorney's Office
  • 1978-1982: Attorney, Craft & Craft [5]

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References

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