Timothy L. Easter

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge

Year Elected/Appointed

2014

Prior Judicial Experience

Circuit Court Judge, 21st Judicial District  1998-2014 (Williamson, Hickman, Lewis & Perry Counties) 1998 - Appointed

August 1998 - Elected
August 2006 - Elected
August 2014 - Elected

Previous Employment

August 2016 – May 2018; Nashville School of Law – Instructor
August 2012 – 2014; Lipscomb University – Adjunct Professor
January 1994 – January 1998; Rogers & Easter, Attorneys at Law
September 1989 – January 1994; Assistant District Attorney General, 21st Judicial District
August 1986 – September 1989; Victim Witness Coordinator, 21st Judicial District

Education

Nashville School of Law, J.D. - 1989
Lipscomb University, B.A. - 1982 Political Science/Communication

Honors

Fellow – Tennessee Bar Association
Liberty Bell Award - Williamson County Bar Association
Paul Harris Fellow – Brentwood Rotary
Gayle-Moyer Harris Service Award - 21st Recovery Court

Membership(s)

1989 – Present: Member, Williamson County Bar Association
1996 – 2015: John Marshall American Inns of Court
• President (1999-2002)
• Master of the Bench (1999-present)
1998 – 2014: Member, Tennessee Trial Judge Association
• Treasurer (2014)
1998 – Present: Member, Tennessee Judicial Conference
• President (2018-2019)
• TJC Vice President (2012-2013)
• Secretary (2009-2010)
• Committees:
  • Executive
  • Legislative
  • Retirement and Compensation
  • Problem Solving Courts
  • Jury Instruction/Criminal
  • Bench Bar Committee
  • Strategic Planning
2009 – Present: Fellow, Tennessee Bar Association
2012 – 2014: Member, Board of Judicial Conduct – Vice Chairman
2019 - Present: Tennessee Judicial Conference Foundation
2020 – Present: Integrated Criminal Justice Committee
• Tennessee Supreme Court Designee

Community Involvement

Brentwood YMCA, Board of Directors (2013-2019)
21st Recovery Drug Court Inc., Board Member (2000-2016)
Leadership Brentwood (class of 2000)

  • 615-741-3041 (P)

Address

Supreme Court Building
401 Seventh Avenue North, Room 200
Nashville, TN 37219-1407