Jeff Cherry obtained his B.S. from Middle Tennessee State University in 1990 and his Juris Doctorate from the Nashville School of Law in 2001. Mr. Cherry was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 2001.
Mr. Cherry is a member of the Nashville, 15th Judicial District, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations. Mr. Cherry is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Association for Justice, and the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The TACDL recently awarded Mr. Cherry their 2015 Workhorse Award for the extensive work he has done for the organization.
Mr. Cherry served the citizens of Nashville as a sworn police officer, having graduated from the Metro Nashville Training Academy in 1991 ranking second in his class and having won the TOP GUN award. Mr. Cherry was certified as a trainer of police officers by, P.O.S.T., Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission. He taught law at the Metro Nashville Training Academy to a number of recruit classes and held annual inservice training for veteran officers.
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