Faculty Profile: Sharon Lee

Sharon LeeTennessee Supreme Court
Previous Courses Taught (19)
  • Litigation Law Forum 2021
  • Tennessee FastTrack: Knoxville 2020
  • State of Tennessee v. Lemaricus Devall Davidson
  • In Re Robert Lee Vogel, BPR #023374
  • State of Tennessee v. William Whitlow Davis, Jr.
  • Adam Ellithorpe, et al. v. Janet Weismark
  • Ace American Insurance, et al. v. State of Tennessee
  • Valley Forge Insurance Company v. State of Tennessee
  • Old Republic Insurance Company, et al. v. State of Tennessee
  • American Casualty Company of Reading, Pennsylvania v. State of Tennessee
  • Chartis Casualty Company, et al. v. State of Tennessee
  • The Metropolitan Government of Nashville- Davidson County, TN v. The Board of Zoning Appeals of Nashville and Davison County, TN, et al.
  • Stephanie D. Turner v. Kevin D. Turner
  • The Tennessean, et al. v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, et al. (Girls State SCALES @ Lipscomb University in Nashville)
  • In Re Carrington H., et al. (Girls State SCALES @ Lipscomb University in Nashville)
  • First Community Bank, N.A. v. First Tennessee Bank, N.A., et al
  • Lea Ann Tatham v. Bridgestone Americas Holding, Inc., et al.
  • The New Lawyer Experience:
  • YLD New Lawyer Experience

Sharon G. Lee was appointed to the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2008 and re-elected in 2010 and 2014. From 2004 to 2008, she served on the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Justice Lee practiced law in her hometown of Madisonville from 1978 until 2004. She also served as the Madisonville municipal judge from 2002 to 2004. Justice Lee is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States.

Justice Lee received both her undergraduate and her law degree from the University of Tennessee. 

Lee has served on the Knoxville Bar Association Board of Governors, as President of East Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women, as a Board member for the Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women, and as a Board member of the Monroe County Boys and Girls Club. She is a member of the American, Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Foundations, a board member of the Knoxville YWCA and the East Tennessee Historical Society, and an honorary member of the 2014 Congressional Medal of Honor Convention Committee.