W. Sidney Vinson, III: Education, Bar Admissions and Experience

  • Graduate, Houston County High School, 1967
  • Austin Peay State University (B.S.), 1971
  • University of Tennessee (Doctor of Jurisprudence), 1974


  •  Tennessee Bar, 1975


  • Committee Chairman, Member: Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member: American Bar Association


  • Houston County Chancery Court Clerk & Master: 5 years
  • Licensed to practice law in Tennessee: 1975
  • Private Practice, Erin, TN: 1975-present
  • General Sessions & Juvenile Judge Houston County, Tennessee 1990-Present
  • Municipal Judge Cumberland City
  • City Attorney, City of Tennessee Ridge, 1975-Present
  • County Attorney, Houston County, 1980-1990
  • County Attorney, Stewart County, 2000-2005
  •  Legal Counsel for Industrial Development Board of Stewart County, 2000-2005
  • Legal Counsel for Stewart-Houston Industrial Park Board, Houston-Stewart Development Commission, the Industrial Development Board of Stewart-Houston Counties

Member: Coordinated School Health Advisory Council
Vice President: Erin Rotary Foundation, Inc.
Member and Past President: Erin Rotary Club
Past President: Houston County Lions Club
Member: Masons
Member and Vice-Chairman/Church Council Finance Committee: Erin United Methodist Church