Judge Rhynette Hurd is a Circuit Court Judge in Shelby Co. Prior to becoming a judge, she served as a Law Clerk to Judge Bailey Brown - U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; was an Associate with Armstrong, Allen, Gentry, et al.; Chief Counsel at International Paper Company; Assistant General Counsel at Accredo Health, Inc.; Vice President, Corporate Counsel at Sedgwick Claims Management Service, Inc.; and is a Founder/Mediator of Blair Ridder Hurd PLLC. Judge Hurd holds degrees from Mount Holyoke College, B.A; Harvard Graduate School of Education, M.A.T.; George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. and Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D.