Circuit Court Judge Justin C. Angel has been selected to serve as President of the 12th Judicial District Bar Association. The 12th District is comprised of Rhea, Bledsoe, Sequatchie, Marion, Franklin, and Grundy counties. Judge Angel is also the current Presiding Judge of the 12th Judicial District. He recently served a term on the Tennessee Judicial Conference Executive Committee and is a current member of the TJC Legislative and Courtroom Security committees.
“Here in the 12th Judicial District, we undisputedly have some of best lawyers and legal minds in Tennessee. It’s a humbling honor to preside as President of our impressive Bar Association.
Judge Angel was elected to the bench for an eight year term in 2014. He presides over civil and criminal matters. He the proud father of his 6-year-old son Asher. Judge Angel enjoys hunting and being outdoors when he’s off the bench. He’s a 1999 graduate of Bledsoe County High School. He earned his bachelors in Political Science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2003, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from John Marshall Law School in 2010.