By Judge Sheva M. Sims
Congratulatons to Judge Lynda Jones. She is the new NAWJ District 6 Director.
Judge Lynda Jones was elected to the bench on August 7, 2014. She practiced law in Middle Tennessee for 22 years prior to becoming a judge. She currently is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, General Sessions Judges Conference, American Bar Association and the National Association of Women Judges. She is a former Chair of the General Sessions Court Committee for Nashville Bar Association and Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation. She was nominated and selected by her peers to serve on the Executive Committee for the Tennessee General Sessions Judges Conference.
Judge Jones has been heavily involved in the Nashville community after serving on the boards of several organizations while also active in her church. She has also won several awards such as the 2015 Nashville Business Journal, Public Policy Award, 2014 Athena Nominee, and the 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyer. Lynda is widowed and has one child. She serves as a Girl Scout troop volunteer and mentor to women in the community. Division IX operates the Small Business Court docket for small businesses which choose to contain court expenses and participate in pretrial scheduling conferences.