Martha Craig Daughtrey

Personal

Birthday: 
1942
Birthplace: 
Covington, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1968
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Tennessee, 1968-1969
Assistant district attorney, Tenth Judicial Circuit, Tennessee, 1969-1972
Faculty, Vanderbilt University Law School, 1972-1982, 1988-1990; assistant professor of law, 1972-1975; lecturer in law, 1975-1982; adjunct professor of law, 1988-1990
Associate judge, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Middle Division, 1975-1990
Associate justice, Tennessee Supreme Court, 1990-1993

Education

Name of School: 
Vanderbilt University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1964
Name of School - Second: 

Vanderbilt University Law School

The skills of lawyers, including the skills of analyzing complex issues, asking the right questions, advocating for clients, and managing disputes and organizations, are best taught in a rigorous setting by first-rate faculty, in the company of outstanding classmates. At Vanderbilt, you'll find a faculty that is second to none in combining excellent and demanding teaching with important and influential research. More than anywhere else, Vanderbilt professors are demanding in class and civil and accessible outside it. Our faculty and staff work hard to model, in every class and every program, best practices in teaching law. As a result, our graduates are in high demand, with more than 550 employers visiting Vanderbilt every year to recruit our students for positions throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/22/1993
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/1/2009
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