Faculty Profile: Hon. Jon McCalla

Hon. Jon McCallaU.S. Courts167 N Main St Fed Bldg 9th Fl Memphis, TN 38103 Work Phone: (901) 495-1291Website: http://www.tnwd.uscourts.gov/JudgeMcCalla/Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (4)
  • Labor & Employment 2019: Judicial Panel
  • 23rd Annual Labor & Employment Forum 2019
  • Jury Selection
  • YLD New Lawyer Experience
Biography

Federal Judicial Service:
  • Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 1, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on February 6, 1992, and received commission on February 10, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2008-2013. Assumed senior status on August 23, 2013. 
Education:
  • University of Tennessee, B.S., 1969
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1974
Professional Career:
  • U.S. Army lieutenant, 1969-1971
  • Law clerk, Hon. Bailey Brown, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee, 1974-1975
  • Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1975-1992