Judge Phillip Robinson

Third Circuit Court


Judge Phillip Robinson is a lifelong Nashvillian having graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy in 1968, the University of Tennessee in 1972 and the University College of Law in 1975.

In November, 1975, he became an associate of the Norman Law Offices and practiced there for 26 years. Judge Robinson’s early practice included personal injury, criminal, probate and domestic relations matters. For the past 25 years, he practiced family law exclusively involving divorce and custody actions, modifications of parenting time, child support and alimony, prenuptial agreements, orders of protection and Juvenile Court parentage, custody and dependent/neglect actions. In March, 2001, Judge Robinson, Judge Philip E. Smith and Teresa Webb Oglesby opened their own office.

Judge Robinson is a member of the Nashville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation. Judge Robinson is recognized in Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers. He is board certified as a Family Law Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers which is an organization of the nation’s preeminent domestic lawyers.

In March, 2012, Judge Robinson was appointed to fill the Third Circuit Court vacancy.