HON. JOSEPH A. (“WOODY”) WOODRUFF has served as a Circuit Court Judge for Tennessee’s 21st Judicial District (Williamson, Hickman, Lewis, and Perry Counties) since his election in 2014. Prior to his service as a Circuit Court Judge, Judge Woodruff practiced law as a Partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, and as a Judge Advocate in the United States Army JAG Corps. He retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel. Judge Woodruff received his B.A. in 1974 and J.D. in 1981 from the University of Alabama. In law school, he received various academic honors including Order of the Coif and the Dean M. Leigh Harrison recognition.