Chancellor Butler Enjoys Retirement Luncheon

A come and go retirement luncheon was held held for Chancellor James. F. Butler, who is retiring after 19 years.
Photo by: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court Leigh Milam, her staff, and the Beech River Bar Association held a come and go reception for retiring Chancellor James F. Butler.

Chancellor Butler has served the 26th Judicial District’s Chancery Court, which covers Henderson, Chester and Madison County, for nineteen years.

He received his undergraduate degree from Lambuth University in 1964, and his J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee in 1966. He practiced privately from 1967 until 2003 when he was elected to the bench of Tennessee’s Twenty-Sixth District Chancery Court.

He has served with distinction, receiving numerous awards and citations for his professional and volunteer work, and his name and reputation for fairness quickly became a trademark…

For the complete story, see the June 30th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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