Chris Craft

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Chris Craft
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Current Court Information:
Thirtieth Judicial District, Tennessee
Title:   Criminal Court Judge
Service:
Active:   1994 - 2014
Past position:   Assistant District Attorney
Past term:   1982 - 1994
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Memphis
Law School:   University of Memphis
Grad. School:   Vanderbilt University, Memphis Theological Seminary
Chris Craft is a judge for the Shelby County Criminal Court in the Thirtieth Judicial District of Tennessee. He was appointed to that position in 1994 and was elected in 1996. In 2006, he was re-elected without opposition to his current term, which ends in 2014.[1][2][3]

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).[4]

Career

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.[4]

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