Judge Christie Sell Endorsed By Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association

Monday, June 16, 2014
Pictured from left to right: Jack Thompson, Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association president; Judge Christie Sell; Tim Bryant, Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association secretary-treasurer.
Pictured from left to right: Jack Thompson, Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association president; Judge Christie Sell; Tim Bryant, Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association secretary-treasurer.

The Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association has endorsed Judge Christie Sell for re-election for Hamilton County General Sessions Court Judge, Division 1.

"The Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association is proud to endorse Judge Christie Sell for Hamilton County General Sessions Court Judge," said Tim Bryant, secretary-treasurer of the Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association. "We endorsed her in the last election, and Judge Sell has proven she is fair, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. The firefighters are confident she will continue to lead and serve our community with excellence."

In 2006, Judge Christie Sell became the first woman to be elected Hamilton County General Sessions Court Judge.

Before her election, Judge Sell practiced civil and criminal law in Tennessee and Georgia as a partner with the local firm Shumacker Witt Gaither & Whitaker, P.C. She also worked as a Rule 31 Mediator, approved by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

"I am immensely honored to receive the endorsement of the Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association," said Judge Sell. "It means a great deal to be entrusted with the faith and public support of men and women who care so deeply for our community. Their daily sacrifice and commitment to saving lives in Hamilton County makes their support all the more humbling."

A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Judge Sell graduated from Notre Dame High School. She went on to earn her bachelor's degree with honors and her Juris Doctorate of Law from the University of Memphis.

Judge Christie Sell is seeking re-election for General Sessions Court Judge. The judgeship is a nonpartisan position. The general election is Thursday, Aug. 7, and early voting begins on July 18.




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