Jerri S. Bryant

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Jerri S. Bryant
Court Information:
Tenth Judicial District, Tennessee
Title:   Chancellor
Active:   1998-2022
Past position:   Partner, Carter, Harrod & Cunningham
Past term:   1991-1998
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Tennessee Wesleyan College, 1984
Law School:   University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1987
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Tenth District Chancery Court
Position:  Seat 1
State:  Tennessee
Election information 2014:
Party:   Republican
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  5/6/2014
Election date:  8/7/2014
Election vote:  100.0%ApprovedA

Jerri Saunders Bryant is the chancellor of the Tenth District Chancery Court in Tennessee. The court presides over Bradley, McMinn, Monroe and Polk counties of Tennessee. She has served in this position since 1998 and was re-elected in 2006 and 2014. Her current eight-year term expires in 2022.[1][2][3][4]



See also: Tennessee judicial elections, 2014
Bryant ran for re-election to the Tenth District Chancery Court.
Primary: She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 6, 2014.
General: She won without opposition in the general election on August 7, 2014.[3][4]


Bryant received her undergraduate degree from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 1984 and her J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1987.[1]


Bryant began her career in 1987 as an attorney in private practice with the law firm of Claiborne, Davis, Buck & Hurley. In 1991, she became a partner of Carter, Harrod & Cunningham, where she worked until her election to the Tenth District Chancery Court in 1998.[1]

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