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Don R. Ash

Senior Judge
Year Elected/Appointed
2012
Prior Judicial Experience

Circuit Court Judge 16th Judicial District  1994-2012

Previous Employment

  • Bolin + Ash – Murfreesboro, TN
  • Nashville School of Law – Civil Procedure Instructor 2009 - 2019
  • Tennessee Court of the Judiciary, Presiding Judge 2007 – 2011
  • National Judicial College Faculty, 2000 – present
Education
Castle Heights Military Academy ,1973
Middle Tennessee State University – B.S.,1979
University of Memphis Law School – J.D.,1980
University of Nevada, Reno - Masters Degree/Judicial Studies, 2000
Honors

  • National Judicial College Dedication to Justice Award
  • Tennessee Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame
  • Leadership Rutherford/Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Community Service
  • Middle Tennessee Statute University Distinguished Alumni
Membership(s)

  • Rutherford Cannon County Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • The Andrew Jackson American Inn of Court
Publications
  • Don R. Ash, Bridge Over Troubled Water: Changing the Custody Law in Tennessee,  27 U. Mem. L. Rev. 769 (1996-1997).
  • William Bernet, M.D. & Don R. Ash, J.D., M.J.S., (2007) Children of Divorce: A Practical Guide for Parents, Therapists, Attorneys, and Judges, 2nd ed.  Krieger Publishing Company.
Contact Info
615-295-2518
Address

500 North Walnut Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
United States