Hamilton Herald Masthead


Front Page - Friday, November 18, 2022

Friends, colleagues celebrate Judge Greenholtz

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee inducted Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Tom Greenholtz during an investiture ceremony Nov. 1 at The Walden Club. Friends, family members, colleagues in the bar and local and state elected officials attended the event, which featured remarks by Judge Alexander McVeagh, Hugh Moore, the Hon. William Barker, Sen. Bo Watson and Lee.

Greenholtz graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1999. After passing the bar, he worked as a law clerk to Barker at the Tennessee Supreme Court. Greenholtz has also worked with the Chattanooga firms of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel; Shumaker, Witt, Gaither & Whitaker; and Summers & Wyatt.

Lee appointed Greenholtz to serve as a judge on the eastern section of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals effective Sept. 1.

Greenholtz has also served as an adjunct professor of political science at UT Chattanooga. He currently serves on the board of Orange Grove Center and previously served on the boards of Chambliss Center for Children, St. Peter’s Episcopal School, the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga and the United Way of Greater Chattanooga.

Greenholtz and his wife, Kathryn, were married in 1999 and have two children.