Faculty member named Outstanding Municipal Court Judge
NJC alumnus and faculty member Gregory D. Smith was named 2017
Outstanding Municipal Court Judge by the Tennessee Municipal Judges
Conference. Smith will be presented the annual honor at a conference in
has served the Pleasant View Municipal Court since 1997. He serves
tribal jurisdictions as a justice for both the Pawnee Nation Supreme
Court in Oklahoma and the Bishop Paiute Court of Appeals in California.
As a part-time municipal court judge, he also practices law at his own
firm in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Smith first attended the College in 2008 and has completed 20
classes. He has received the NJC’s Special Court Trial Skills
certificate and Tribal Judicial Skills certificate. He joined the
faculty last year, instructing the web-based Fundamentals of Evidence course.
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