Thomas J. Wright

Circuit Court Judge

Year Elected/Appointed


Prior Judicial Experience

Greene County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge, 8 years

Previous Employment

  • Assistant Federal Community Defender
  • Private Practice
  • Federal Judicial Law Clerk


University of Tennessee Law School, 1983
University of Arkansas, 1980


  • Graduate with honors
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • Honors Finance Program
  • Dean's List
  • 2005 Banking on our Kids, Moral Kombat Hero
  • 2004 State of Tennessee ADAT Award of Excellence
  • 2003 1st TN Human Resources Agency Civil responsibility & Oustanding Character Award


  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Tennessee Judicial Conference

Community Involvement

  • Asbury United Methodist Church, Lay Speaker
  • Board of Trustees, Holston Home for Children
  • Honorary Chair, Greeneville/Greene County Community of Promise
  • 423-639-5204 (P)


101 South Main Street, Courthouse
P.O. Box 876
Greeneville, TN 37744-0876


Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins