Judge Appointment Announced for the Memphis Court of Workers' Compensation Claims


Nashville,TN (WorkersCompensation.com) - Administrator Troy Haley has appointed Shaterra Reed Marion as a judge on the Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims, the adjudicative function within the Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). She will be located in the Memphis office of the BWC.

Ms. Marion has practiced law in Tennessee since 2012, primarily in workers’ compensation and insurance defense. She has been Field Counsel in Memphis for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company/Law Offices of Julie Bhattacharya Peak since 2014. She is on the Board of Directors for the Junior League of Memphis (JLM) as the Executive Vice President and is a 2020 graduate of the Leadership Memphis Fast Track Program.

Administrator Haley said of the appointment, “Shaterra Reed Marion will be a welcome addition to the Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims in Memphis. She has the heart of a public servant and as a judge I know she will be fair to all parties and reflect the values for which the Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims is known.”

She will replace the recently retired Judge Deana Seymour on the Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims in Memphis.

Ms. Marion graduated from the University of Florida, where she majored in Sports Management. She is also a graduate of the Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC, where she was a member of the trial advocacy moot court team and a Merit Scholar.

In Ms. Marion’s words, “Judges play a critical role in ensuring our system works justice for our citizens. In service to this great community, I eagerly look forward to applying the workers’ compensation statutes in a fair and compassionate way to further justice.”


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