Vanderbilt Law School Background Image

Judge Sheila Jones Calloway

Adjunct Professor of Law
Juvenile Court Judge, Metropolitan Nashville

Judge Sheila Calloway is the immediate past co-chair of the Health and Public Services Academy Partnership Council with the Metro Nashville Public Schools. She is a member of the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Court Improvement Project, the Davidson County Disproportionate Contact Task Force and Mayor Megan Barry’s Youth Violence Task Force. Judge Calloway is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the Napier-Looby Bar Association. She earned both her B.A. in communications and her J.D. at Vanderbilt University. After graduating from law school, Judge Calloway worked at the Metropolitan Public Defender's Office in both the adult and juvenile systems. She was appointed by Judge Betty Adams Green to the position of Juvenile Court Magistrate in 2004 and was elected as Judge in 2014.