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Judge  Clara Byrd ratings, reviews, biography, judicial performance Clara Willis Byrd
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Judge Clara Willis Byrd is a Superior Court Judge in Tennessee

B E N C H S L A P P E D!

JUDGE CLARA BYRD’S APPEALED CASES:

-----1. >> Keith v. Surratt, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 236941, , Tenn.Ct.App., January 31, 2006… presiding judge, Honorable Clara Byrd. (AFFIRMED). ----2. >> Gardner v. Gardner, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 176111, , Tenn.Ct.App., January 24, 2006… Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 3556-DVC; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). ----3. Bowman v. Waggoner, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 140377, , Tenn.Ct.App., January 17, 2006… Appeal from the Circuit Court for Smith County, No. 5248-B; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). ----4. Keisling v. Keisling, Slip Copy, 2005 WL 3193695, , Tenn.Ct.App., November 29, 2005… presiding judge, Honorable Clara Byrd. (REVERSED IN PART). 5. >> Green v. Green, Slip Copy, 2005 WL 3193697, , Tenn.Ct.App., November 29, 2005 … Appeal from the Circuit Court for Macon County, No. 4501; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 6. >> Larson v. Halliburton, Slip Copy, 2005 WL 2493478, , Tenn.Ct.App., October 07, 2005 … Appeal from the Circuit Court for Smith County, No. 5260, Clara Byrd, Judge. (REVERSED). 7. >> deJaeger v. deJaeger, Slip Copy, 2005 WL 2217075, , Tenn.Ct.App., September 12, 2005 ...R3-CV. July 14, 2005 Session. Sept. 12, 2005. Direct Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 4227DV; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED). 8. Morrow v. Morrow, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2005 WL 1656825, , Tenn.Ct.App., July 14, 2005...R3-CV. Oct. 8, 2004 Session. July 14, 2005. Appeal from theCircuit Court for Wilson County, No. 4104 DVC; Clara Byrd , Judge. (MODIFIED). 9. >> Fain v. CNA Ins. Co., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2005 WL 1414577, , Tenn.Workers Comp.Panel, June 17, 2005...M2004-00260-SC-WCMCV. June 17, 2005. Background: Employer appealed from decision of the Circuit Court, Wilson County, No.12327, Clara Willis Byrd , Judge. (MODIFIED). 10. Yel Nipper v. Axtrom Industries, Inc., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2005 WL Flg 1046797, , Tenn.Ct.App., May 04, 2005...al. No. M2005-00349-COA-R10-CV. May 4, 2005. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Trousdale County, No. 3525; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED). 11. Tucker v. Sierra Builders, 180 S.W.3d 109, 2005 WL 1021675, Tenn.Ct.App., April 29, 2005…...contractor which finished interior of house after manufacturer's employees put up house, claiming shoddy construction. The Circuit Court, Wilson County Clara Byrd , J. (REVERSED). 12. Glover v. National Medical Hosp. of Wilson County, Inc., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2005 WL 439639, , Tenn.Workers Comp.Panel, February 23, 2005...WCMCV. Feb. 26, 2004 Session. Feb. 23, 2005. Background: In workers' compensation proceedings, the Circuit Court, Wilson, No. 11983, Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 13. Wood v. Wood, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2004 WL 3008875, Tenn.Ct.App., December 28, 2004...Permission to Appeal Denied by Supreme Court June 27, 2005. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Smith County, No. 4996; Clara W.Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED). 14. B.M.M. v. P.R.M., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2004 WL 1853418, Tenn.Ct.App., August 18, 2004...COA-R3-CV. March 16, 2004 Session. Aug. 18, 2004. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 3300DV; Clara W. Byrd, Judge. (AFFIRMED). 15. >> Pykosh v. Earps, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2004 WL 1839489, Tenn.Ct.App., August 17, 2004...A. EARPS, et al. No. M2004-01507-COA-R10-CV. Aug. 17, 2004. Court for Wilson County, No. 11969; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED). 16. Spicer v. Thompson, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2004 WL 153143, Tenn.Ct.App., July 07, 2004...Permission to Appeal Denied by Supreme Court Dec. 20, 2004. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Rutherford County, No. 40350; Clara Willis Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 17. Lanier v. Bane, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2004 WL 1268956, .Ct.App., June 08,...COA-R3-CV. May 4, 2004 Session. June 8, 2004. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Smith County, No. 4488B; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 18. Fuller v. Nicholson, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2004 WL 1085230, Tenn.Ct.App., May 12, 2004...Assigned on Briefs Sept. 5, 2003. May 12, 2004. Direct Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 11759; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 19. Miller v. Miller, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 22994305, Tenn.Ct.App., December 17, 2003...CV. Assigned on Briefs Aug. 11, 2003. Dec. 17, 2003. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No.1922; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 20. >> Jenkins v. Johnson, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 22859933, Tenn.Ct.App., December 03, 2003...July 8, 2003 Session. Dec. 3, 2003. Direct Appeal from theGeneral Sessions Court for White County, No. CV 3122; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 21. >> C & G Seeds, Inc. v. Taylor, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 22843165, , Tenn.Ct.App., December 01, 2003...COA-R3-CV. May 5, 2003 Session. Dec. 1, 2003. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Smith County, No. 4974; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 22. . Raines v. Raines, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 22477859, Tenn.Ct.App., November 03, 2003...R3-CV. July 9, 2003 Session. Nov. 3, 2003. An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 3642DV; Clara W. Byrd, Judge. (AFFIRMED). 23. Perry v. Perry, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 21805298, Tenn.Ct.App., August 07, 2003...R3-CV. May 5, 2003 Session. Aug. 7, 2003. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 3791 DVC; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 24. Lourcey v. Estate of Scarlett, Supreme Court Dec. 15, 2003, 146 S.W.3d 48, 2004 WL 1977406, Tenn., September 08, 2004. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 12043; Clara Byrd, Judge. (REVERSED). 25. Lattimore v. CNA Ins. Co., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 21471595, , Tenn.Workers Comp.Panel, June 26, 2003...benefits. He added Second Injury Fund as defendant due to disability pre-existing the accident. The Criminal Court Wilson County Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 26. Hessmer v. Hessmer, 138 S.W.3d 901, 2003 WL 21051754, Tenn.Ct.App., May 12, 2003...his wife while incarcerated in correctional facility. After inmate failed to obtain service on wife, the Circuit Court, Wilson County Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED) 27. Barlow v. Barlow, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 1442430, Tenn.Ct.App., March 19, 2003...BARLOW. No. M1999-00749-COA-R3-CV. March 19, 2003. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 1647; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 28. . Engel v. Young, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 1129451,.Ct.App., March 14, 2003...Sr. No. M2001-00734-COA-R3-CV. March 14, 2003. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 11395; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 29. Mancuso-Bertone v. Braswell, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 253257, , Tenn.Ct.App., February 06, 2003...No. M2002-00025-COA-R3-CV. Feb. 6, 2003. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 02-11490, Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 30. H&S Excavating v. Walker, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2003 WL 237411, Tenn.Ct.App., February 04, 2003...WALKER. No. M2001-02619-COA-R3-CV. Feb. 4, 2003. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Macon County, No. 4527; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 31. Yel Keisling v. Keisling, 92 S.W.3d 374, 2002 WL 31863289, , Tenn., December 23, 2002...to modify former husband's visitation with parties' three children and to modify child support. The Circuit Court for Wilson County Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 32. Liles v. Mitchell, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2002 WL 31840688, Tenn.Ct.App., December 19, 2002...al. No. M2001-02037-COA-R3-CV. Dec. 19, 2002. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 11285; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 33. State v. Black, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2002 WL 31126693, Tenn.Ct.App., September 26, 2002...No. M2000-02935-COA-R3-CD. Sept. 26, 2002. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Sumner County, No. 20329-C; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 34. Sandlin v. University Medical Center, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2002 WL 1677716, , Tenn.Ct.App., July 25, 2002...Permission to Appeal Denied by Supreme Court Dec. 2, 2002. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 9755; Clara, Judge. (REVERSED). 35. C> In re S.G.S., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2002 WL 1579739, Tenn.Ct.App., July 18, 2002...of S.G.S. M2001-00649-COA-R3-JV. July 18, 2002. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 10952; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 36. Engstrom v. Engstrom, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2002 WL 1254516, Tenn.Ct.App., June 07, 2002...ENGSTROM. No. M2001-01448-COA-R3-CV. June 7, 2002. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 3417DVC; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 37. H & M Enterprises, Inc. v. Murray, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2002 WL 598556, , Tenn.Ct.App., April 17, 2002 ...et al. No.M1999-02073-COA-R3-CV. April 17, 2002. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 10325; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED). 38. . Yel Sloan v. Tri-County Elec. Membership Corp., Not Reported in S.W.3d, Flg 2002 WL 192571, , Tenn.Ct.App., February 07, 2002...al. No. M2000-01794-COA-R3-CV. Feb. 7, 2002. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Macon County, No. 4403; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 39. Adams v. The Tennessean, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2002 WL 192575, Tenn.Ct.App., February 07, 2002...al. M2001-00662-COA-R3-CV. Feb. 7, 2002. Direct Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 11505; Clara Byrd , Judge. (The trial court in this matter acted without jurisdiction when it issued the protective order sealing the terms of the settlement agreement between the City of Lebanon and Mrs. Adams, where no action had ever been before the court. In light of the foregoing, the protective order of the trial court is vacated. (REVERSED). 40. C> City of Lebanon v. Harris, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2001 WL 1191406, Tenn.Ct.App., October 10, 2001...HARRIS. No. M1999-01025-COA-R3-CV. Oct. 10, 2001. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 10543; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 41. C> Phillips v. Redmon, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2001 WL 840266, Tenn.Ct.App., July 26, 2001...al. No. M1999-01619-COA-R3-CV. July 26, 2001. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 10755; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 42. Milliken v. Crye-Leike Realtors, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2001 WL 47638, , Tenn.Ct.App., July 05, 2001..CV. July 5, 2001. Appeal Denied Dec. 10, 2001. Direct Appeal from the Circuit Court for Smith County, No. 4119; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 43. Case v. Case, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2001 WL 636103, Tenn.Ct.App., June 08, 2001..No. M2000-00547-COA-R3-CV. June 8, 2001. An Appeal from the Court for Wilson County, No. 1826; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 44. Brenneman v. Brenneman, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2001 WL 543434, enn.Ct.App., May 23, 2001...BRENNEMAN. No. M2000-00890-COA-R3-CV. May 23, 2001. Appeal from he Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 1692; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED) 45. Yel Bailey v. Capps, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2001 WL 310643, Flg Tenn.Ct.App., April 02, 2001...CAPPS. No. M1999-02300-COA-R3-CV. April 2, 2001. Appeal from theCourt for Wilson County, No. 1566; Clara W. Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED IN PART). 46. Fahey v. Eldridge, 46 S.W.3d 138, 2001 WL 277911, , Tenn., March, 2001...owner and dealership. After jury awarded plaintiff compensatory and punitive damages totalling $1.75 million, the Circuit Court, Wilson County Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED). 47. Trusty v. Robinson, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2001 WL 96043, Tenn.Ct.App., February 06, 2001...al. No. M2000-01590-COA-R3-CV. Feb. 6, 2001. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Smith County, No. 4364B; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 48. Tinkham v. Beasley, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2000 WL 1727780, Tenn.Ct.App., November 22, 2000...R3-CV. Nov. 22, 2000. Appeal Denied May 14, 2001. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 10511; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED). 49. Phillips v. Tennessee Home Improvements, Inc., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2000 WL 1513721, , Tenn.Workers Comp.Panel, October 11, 2000...M1999-01477-WC-R3-CV. Oct. 11, 2000. Direct Appeal from the Jackson County Circuit Court, No. 1178-0-199; Clara Willis Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 50. Gibbs v. Robin Media Group, Inc., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2000 WL 207201, , Tenn.Ct.App., August 25, 2000...M1999-00820-COA-R3-CV. Aug. 25, 2000. A Direct Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County, No. 9215; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 51. . Abernathy v. Abernathy, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2000 WL 827949, Tenn.Ct.App., June 27, 2000...No. M1999-00891-COA-R3-CV. June 27, 2000. Direct Appeal from the ircuit Court for Wilson County, No. 1654; Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 52. Kinnard v. Taylor, 39 S.W.3d 120, 2000 WL 679224, , Tenn.Ct.App., May 25, 2000. Supreme Court Jan. 8, 2001. Rear-ended motorist brought personal injury action against following driver. The Circuit Court, Wilson County Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED). 53. Crowe v. Crowe, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2000 WL 575245, Tenn.Ct.App., May 12, 2000...No. M1999-01889-COA-R3-CV. May 12, 2000. Direct Appeal from the Circuit Court for Smith County, No. 4185; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED). 54. Huttchson v. Cole, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2000 WL 354405, Tenn.Ct.App., April 07, 2000...al. No. M1999-00204-COA-R10-CV. April 7, 2000. Appeal from the Circuit Court for Wilson County No. 10357; Clara Byrd , Judge. (REVERSED 55. . >> Kennedy v. Trammel, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 1999 WL 1033567, Tenn.Ct.App., November 10, 1999...TRAMMEL and John Trammel, Defendants/Appellants. No. M199900538COAR3CV. Nov. 10, 1999. From the Wilson County Circuit Court at Lebanon Tennessee Clara Byrd , Judge. (AFFIRMED).

In 2007, Judge Clara Willis Byrd was punished with a reprimand by the Tennessee Court of the Judiciary for violating the Code of Judicial Conduct.

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