Eighth Circuit Court
Carol L. Soloman
presides over the 8th Circuit Court for the 20th Judicial
District Davidson County, Tennessee. She has practiced law in
Davidson County and surrounding counties for 19 years prior
to being elected to the bench in September, 1998. Her
primary emphasis in her private law practice was family law
and criminal law.
Judge Soloman is a 1979 graduate of the Nashville School of
Law. She received her undergraduate degree from Peabody
College (now known as Vanderbilt University at Peabody).
She is a member of many organizations. Judge Soloman is a
former Assistant District Attorney General and is
a member of:
Judge Soloman is also a Board
Member for Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Select
Committee on Children and Youth, and Growth Enterprises
Judge Soloman is married to James Berry. She is the mother
of four children and grandmother of six children. Judge
Soloman enjoys gardening and is an avid motorcycle rider and
member of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Association.