Judges honored by Knoxville Bar Association

January 4, 2019

The Knoxville Bar Association bestowed awards on two East Tennessee judges at its recent annual meeting. Sixth Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Deborah C. Stevens was given the Presidents’ Award in recognition of her longtime service on the KBA’s Diversity in Profession Committee, while Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals Judge James Curwood Witt, Jr. was named as the recipient of the Courage in the Face of Adversity Award.

Judge Stevens was appointed to the Sixth Judicial District Circuit Court in 2013 and won election to a full term in 2014. Judge Witt has served on the Court of Criminal Appeals since 1997.

Judge Deborah Stevens with her Presidents' Award at the Knoxville Bar Association's annual meeting. Photo courtesy of the Knoxville Bar Association