Portrait unveiled for first female Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 18, 2023 12:39 PM CT | Published: January 14, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Prior to her 1996 appointment to the Tennessee Supreme Court, Justice Janice Holder was elected to Division II of the Circuit Court of Tennessee for the 30th Judicial District in Memphis in 1990.


Janice Holder Judge D'Army Bailey Courthouse Tennessee Supreme Court
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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