Richard H. Dinkins

Court of Appeals Judge

Year Elected/Appointed

2008

Prior Judicial Experience

Appointed Chancellor, Davidson County Chancery Court – Part IV, September 26, 2003; elected May, 2004; reelected August, 2006

Previous Employment

Associate, Law Firm of the Honorable Avon N. Williams, Jr., 1977 - 80; partner, Williams and Dinkins, 1981 - 99; member, Dodson, Parker, Dinkins & Behm, P.C., 1999 - 03

Education

Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1977
B.A., Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1974

Membership(s)

Member, American, National, and Nashville Bar Associations; member, Napier-Looby Bar Association, Board of Directors 1981 - 83, Vice President 1984, President 1985; former cooperating attorney, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; former cooperating attorney, Minority Business Enterprise Legal Defense and Educational Fund; former member, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors; member, Board of Directors, Nashville Bar Association 1988 - 1991; former member, Commercial Law Section, National Bar Association; Barrister, Harry Phillips Inn of Court 1990-02, Master 2005 - present; member, Board of Directors, Nashville Bar Association 2006 - 08; Fellow, Tennessee Bar Association Foundation

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Address

Supreme Court Building, Suite 208
401 7th Avenue North
Nashville, TN