Camille R. McMullen

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge

Year Elected/Appointed


Prior Judicial Experience

Law clerk to Honorable Joe G. Riley, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, 1996-97

Previous Employment

Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, Tennessee (1994)
Tuke, Yopp & Sweeney, Nashville, Tennessee (1995)
Legislative Assistant, Republic of South Africa Parliament, Cape Town, South Africa (1995)
Instructor, Community Alternatives to Prison Programs (CAPP) (1995-1996)
Law clerk to Honorable Joe G. Riley, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, 1996-97
Instructor, Southwest Tennessee Community College (2000)
Shelby County District Attorney General's Office, Assistant District Attorney General, 1997-2001;
United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Tennessee, Assistant United States Attorney, 2001-2008


J.D., University of Tennessee, 1996
B.S. in Political Science, Austin Peay State University, 1993


First African American woman to serve on an intermediate court in Tennessee
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Honors Scholarships


  • Tennessee, National, and Memphis Bar Associations
  • Leo Bearman Sr., Inn of Court (Master)
  • National Association of Women Judges
  • Tennessee Commission of Continuing Legal Education
  • Tennessee Women’s Forum
  • Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women
  • Association of Women Attorneys
  • Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation
  • Frequent Judge of the Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyer Division, High School Mock Trial Competition

Community Involvement

  • International Womens Forum, Memphis Chapter
  • Past Board Member, Girls Incorporated of Memphis, Tennessee 
  • Past Board Member, The Children’s Museum of Memphis 
  • Junior League of Memphis, Advisory Board Member
  • The Links Incorporated, River City Chapter
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
  • 901-537-2983 (P)


5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1403 Memphis, TN 38157-1416