Meet Tillman W. Payne, III, Candidate Criminal Court Judge, Division 4

Tillman W. Payne, III

Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Tillman W. Payne, III is seeking the office of Division IV Judge of the Tennessee 20th Judicial District Criminal Court. Payne is on the ballot in the primary election on March 3, 2020. The general election will occur on November 3, 2020. Payne is a former public defender, businessman, and attorney for nearly 20 years.

“As your Davidson County Criminal Court, Division IV Judge I will champion proven strategies within the judicial system that empower people to change their lives,” says Payne.

Tillman earned his B.S. from the University of Tennessee Knoxville and Masters in Human Relations (MHR) from the University of Oklahoma. He earned his Law degree from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University in Arlington VA. Tillman and his wife Kimberly have two sons.

“I’ve been practicing law almost 20 years and during part of that time I was an assistant public defender,” said Payne. “The inability to pay fines and court costs should not dictate the quality of justice a person receives. We need to help people get their lives back on track and I am committed as Judge to keep working in the community to tackle the root causes that push so many people into the Judicial System while doing all we can to make victims whole.”

About Tillman Payne’s law firm and experience, according to his law firm’s website: Tillman Payne is a member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the American Bar Association. His firm specializes in three areas: Family Law, Criminal Law, and Personal Injury Law.

As an Experienced Family Attorney, Family law covers many areas. Everything from a prenuptial agreement to the final divorce papers, the drawing up of wills and deciding who has custody of your children. About your family matter… Divorce, Child custody, Support and visitation, Probate, Wills and estate planning, Living wills, Health care powers, Guardianship and conservatorship, Prenuptial agreement, Contract, Will, Power of attorney, and Medical power of attorney.

As an Experienced Nashville Criminal Defense Attorney with more than 10 years of experience means you’ll have a lawyer who knows the judges, DAs, and other law enforcement personnel: Felonies, Misdemeanors, DUIs / DWIs, Probation violations, and Traffic violations.

As a Personal Injury Lawyer, when you are injured as a result of an accident or someone else’s irresponsible actions. Tillman W. Payne Attorney At Law will listen to you and provide you with a full explanation of the legal process and the merits of your case.

You can receive justice, whether it’s in the form of monetary payments, a reprimand for the guilty party or an acknowledgement in the public record that you have been hurt and wronged. Auto accidents, Truck accidents, Social Security disability, Workers’ compensation. Serving all of Middle Tennessee, Tillman W. Payne provides free initial consultations. His campaign website is  and his law firm website is  and the phone number there is 615-735-2991.