|Current Court Information:|
|Thirtieth Judicial District, Tennessee|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Ned McWherter|
|Past post:||Assistant district attorney|
|Undergraduate:||University of Memphis, 1975|
|Law School:||University of Memphis, 1978|
|Grad. School:||Vanderbilt University, Memphis Theological Seminary|
|Candidate for:||Shelby County Criminal Court|
|Election information 2014:|
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.
- See also: Tennessee judicial elections, 2014
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).
- 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 
- Shelby County, Tennessee, "Judge Chris Craft"
- TN Courts.gov, "Judge Chris Craft"
- TN Courts.gov, "Trial Court Judges"
- Shelby County, Tennessee, "Judge Chris Craft," accessed August 4, 2014
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "August 3, 2006 General Election Results," accessed August 4, 2014 (Scroll to p.30)
- Go Vote TN, "August 7, 2014 Unofficial Election Results," accessed August 7, 2014
- Shelby Vote.com, "Shelby County General Election Sample Ballot, August 7, 2014 Election," accessed July 30, 2014
- TN Courts.gov, "Judge Chris Craft," accessed August 4, 2014