Judge Sharon Guffee

Judicial Photoa.JPGSharon Guffee has been a resident of Williamson County for almost forty years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina. She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Nashville School of Law in 1997.

From 1997-2003 Judge Guffee was an Assistant District Attorney for
the 21st Judicial District primarily involved with the prosecution of
 Judge Guffee presenting award to Gerald Phillips, CASA advocate
 Judge Guffee presenting award to Gerald
Phillips, CASA advocate
crimes against children. She was a member of the Child Protective Investigative Team for Williamson County. She worked closely with the Williamson County Juvenile Court as an Assistant District Attorney. Additionally, she was a founding team member of the 21st Drug Court, a treatment and rehabilitative program for persons convicted of nonviolent criminal offenses.
Mrs. Caroline Cross, founder of Leadership Franklin with Judge Guffee

Judge Guffee was in private practice in Franklin, Tennessee from 2003 until 2007 specializing in family law, including Juvenile law and criminal defense. During that time, she was appointed by the General Sessions Judges for Williamson County as a part-time Magistrate hearing child support cases in Juvenile Court. In 2007 she was appointed to the position fulltime and ceased her private practice.

Actively involved in the community, Judge Guffee is a graduate of Leadership
Franklin, past member of the Board of Directors for the 21st Drug Court, past president of
Cottonwood Homeowners Association, member of the Williamson County Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (TCJFCJ), National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), Williamson County Republican Career Women, and Williamson County Chamber of Commerce. She is a graduate of the Williamson County Sheriff’s Handgun Shooting Safety Class, and the 21st Drug Task Force Narcotics Awareness and Resident Counterdrug Training. Judge Guffee serves on the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Reform Implementation Council and Legislative Committees for the TCJFCJ and NCJFCJ. Judge Guffee has received the Ronald L. Davis Award by the Davis House Child Advocacy Center, the Williamson County Task Force Against Domestic Violence Unsung Hero Award, the Tennessee Juvenile Court Services Association Leadership Award, and the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Elizabeth Jewell Service Award.

Judge Guffee is committed to providing a fair and impartial court to the children and families of Williamson County and regards the best interest of the child as paramount to the function of our Juvenile Court.

 Mayor Rogers Anderson, Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark, Judge Sharon Guffee and Judge Jane Franks (retired)