Judge James Edwin (Eddie) Lauderback. was appointed Circuit Court Judge, Part I, by Governor Bill Haslam in June 2015.
Prior to his appointment, he was a partner with the firm Herndon, Coleman, Brading and McKee in Johnson City. He was first licensed to practice law in 1982 after graduating from the University of Tennessee. (Bachelor of Science in Communications, 1979; Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1981).
Prior to his appointment to the bench, he had been appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve on the Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission and also served as a Hearing Officer for the Board of Professional Responsibility.