Nashville School of Law

Former Federal Judge and NSL Faculty member Todd Campbell dies at 64

Judge Todd J. Campbell
1956-2021

Judge Todd Campbell, who taught a Federal Courts class at Nashville School of Law from 2006 to 2015, died Sunday, April 11, 2021.

Judge Campbell served in the U.S District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee from 1995-2016. Dozens of Nashville School of Law students have benefitted from the Todd J. Campbell/Middle District Court scholarship, which is given each year to deserving students.

A Nashville native, Campbell was a graduate of McGavock High School, Vanderbilt, and earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He stepped down from the bench amid his battle with multiple system atrophy. in 2016.

The Tennessean has more details about his life and career.

Students Recognized for Excellence in Rigorous Writing Exercise

Six Nashville School of Law students have been recognized for their writing achievement in the annual Robert Ballow Excellence in Writing Awards – a result of their performance in the Rigorous Writing Exercise. 

The top performers and their writing mentors are:

Kristi Dowden and Dean William C. Koch, Jr.
Kristi Dowden and Dean William C. Koch, Jr.

Municipal Judges Conference Honors Judge Lowe with NSL Scholarship

The Tennessee Municipal Judges Conference recently honored the late Judge John Harrison Lowe with a scholarship at the Nashville School of Law.  Judge Lowe passed away in March of 2018. He first became a municipal court judge for the City of Millersville in 1981 and previously served as president to the Tennessee Municipal Judges Conference.  He was a graduate of the Nashville School of Law.