Faculty Profile: Hon. Brandon Gibson

Hon. Brandon GibsonOffice of the Governor1st Floor, State Capitol Nashville, TN 37243 Work Phone: (615) 741-2001Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (10)
  • Empowering Lawyers as Leaders
  • Federal Law Winter Forum: Criminal Justice Reform in Three Branches
  • General CLE: Best Practices for Lawyers Appearing in the Tennessee Court of Appeals
  • Federal Practice Winter Forum
  • Litigation and Appellate: Open Courts
  • Tennessee Fall FastTrack CLE Nashville
  • Litigation and Appellate Forum 2018
  • Tennessee Court of Appeals Academy [Memphis]
  • Court Square Series 2014 in Dyersburg
  • Tech Conference 2013

Brandon O. Gibson is a native of Dyersburg. She graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.S. in Agribusiness in 1996 and a Master’s degree in Agribusiness Management in 1997. She graduated from the Southern Methodist University School of Law in 2000, and after practicing for a year in Tyler, Texas, moved to Jackson, where she practiced with the firm of Pentecost & Glenn PLLC. In December 2013, she was appointed to serve on the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section, and took office on September 1, 2014. In January 2019, she was named senior advisor to Tennessee Governor Bill Lee.

Brandon is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, where she was co-chair of the TBA’s Leadership Law program and co-chair of the TBA’s Public Service Academy. She is active in the Tennessee Judicial Conference and is the Chair of the Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct. Brandon is a graduate of Class IV of Leadership Tennessee and currently serves as the Chair of the Leadership Tennessee Advisory Council.