Justin Angel To Run For Circuit Court Judge, 12th Judicial District

Friday, April 26, 2013
Justin Angel
Justin Angel

Justin Crawford Angel, a conservative Republican attorney from Bledsoe County, announced that he is running for Circuit Court Judge in Tennessee’s 12th Judicial District in 2014.  The 12th Judicial District is comprised of Bledsoe, Sequatchie, Marion, Franklin, Rhea, and Grundy counties.  

Mr. Angel resides in Bledsoe County with his wife Amanda, and son Asher, where they are active members of Faith Baptist Church.  He is a graduate of Bledsoe County High School. Mr. Angel has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Tennessee, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta.  He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and the Federal Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.  

Mr. Angel practices law in Pikeville at the law office of Howard L. Upchurch.  Mr. Angel has a wide array of experience from handling all types of cases both criminal and civil that are litigated in Circuit Court.

“As Circuit Court Judge I will always adhere to two main principles, I will always protect the people of the 12th Judicial District, and I will always protect the Constitution,” he said. Mr. Angel is a NRA member, hunter and sportsman.  

More information can be found on his website at justin4judge.com, or follow him on twitter at justin4judge, or Facebook at Justin Angel for Circuit Judge, for campaign updates. 

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