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Sharon Gail Lee

Sharon Gail Lee, state supreme court justice, lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1978.


  • Lee, Sharon Gail was born on December 8, 1953 in Madisonville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Charles James and Judith Ann (Burris) Lee.

  • Education

    • Attended, Vanderbilt University. Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Tennessee, 1978.


    • Associate Juris Doctor Lee & Associates, Madisonville, 1978-1980. Partner Lee & Alliman Law Offices, 1980—1990. Sole practice, 1990—2004.

      Judge Tennessee Court Appeals Eastern section, 2004—2008. Justice Tennessee Supreme Court, since 2008. Attorney Town of Madisonville, 1982-1988, County of Monroe, 1990-2004, City of Vonne, 1998-2004.

      Judge City of Madisonville, 2002-2004.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Tennessee 1978.


    • Co-author, Opening and Closing Arguments.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, National Association Women Judges, Tennessee Trial Lawyer Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women (director), Eastern tennessee lawyers Association for Women (president), Knoxville Executive Women's Association (secretary), Monroe County Bar Association.


    • Children: Sarah, Laura Elizabeth.
    • father: Charles James Lee
    • mother: Judith Ann (Burris) Lee
    • children: Sarah Lee
    • Laura Elizabeth Lee
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    Born December 8, 1953
    (age 63)