Congressman Burchett honors the life of Chief U.S. District Judge Pamela Reeves

September 10, 2020
Press Release
Judge Reeves was the first female to serve as Chief Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2020) – U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of Chief U.S. District Judge Pamela Reeves: 

"Judge Reeves was a good friend, and she’ll be missed. Not only did she have a remarkable legal and public service career but, as the first female Chief Judge of the Eastern District of Tennessee, she was a trailblazer. Charles and her entire family are in my prayers."