John D. Martin, Sr. 1900 (1883-1962)
United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee 1935-40; Court of Appeals 6th Circuit 1940-62; Chief Judge 6th Circuit 1959
Chris Craft ’69
Appointed Shelby County Criminal Court Judge in 1994 and re-elected three times (through 2022), serving as judge in a special prosecution court handling major violators and career felony offenders; vice-president, Tennessee Judicial Conference; chairman, Tennessee Private Probation Services Council; dean, Tennessee Judicial Academy
Dan H. Michael ’72
Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County from 2014-22; recognized by the American Bar Association of Young Lawyers for Significant Legal Contribution to Advancing the Welfare of our Nation’s Children and awarded the Child Advocacy National Certificate of Recognition; served on the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and on its board of directors, including as treasurer, president-elect, and president
Ben C. Adams ’74
Chairman emeritus of Baker Donelson, the 74th largest law firm in the U.S.; served as chairman and CEO of the firm from 1993-98 and 2003-19; named to the 2021 Memphis Business Journal’s Power 100 list of the most influential business leaders; MUS trustee (1990-2010) and chair (1997-2004)
T. Gaillard “Gil” Uhlhorn V ’93
Attorney at Bass, Berry & Sims; working primarily with publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) and commercial real estate owners, advises clients on the acquisition, disposition, and financing of real estate assets; assisted with Crosstown Concourse financial negotiations; from 2016-21 assisted public and private clients in more than $2.6 billion worth of real estate purchase and sale transactions and $12 billion in financing transactions