|Current Court Information:|
|Thirtieth Judicial District, Tennessee|
|Title:||Criminal Court Judge|
|Active:||1994 - 2014|
|Past position:||Assistant District Attorney|
|Past term:||1982 - 1994|
|Undergraduate:||University of Memphis|
|Law School:||University of Memphis|
|Grad. School:||Vanderbilt University, Memphis Theological Seminary|
Biography of Education
Craft managed a family farm in Proctor, AR from 1971 to 1975, prior to his graduation. He received his B.A. degree in Psychology (with a minor in Religion) from the University of Memphis in 1975. He then earned his J.D. degree from the same school in 1978. He continued his education with post-graduate work at Vanderbilt University (1969 - 1972) and Memphis Theological Seminary (1979 - 1980).
Craft began his career in 1978 as a lawyer with the firm of Craft & Craft. He worked in that position until 1982. He then became an Assistant District Attorney, serving in that position until his judicial appointment in 1994. During his time in the D.A.'s office, he served as the Senior Trial Prosecutor in the Major Violators Unit from 1991 to 1994.