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Victoria Bowling Will seek GOP nomination May 3

Victoria Bowling
Local attorney Victoria Bowling announced this week that she will seek the Republican nomination for General Sessions judge in Division I on May 3.

Bowling has a general law practice, focusing on family law. She has practiced law for more than two decades in Anderson County, including serving four years with the Public Defender’s Office.

Bowling graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in Honors Political Science. She then attended the University of Tennessee Law School, where she graduated in 1993. Bowling received the University of Tennessee Dean’s Citation (Dean’s Commendation for Extraordinary Contributions to the College of Law). While in law school, she served on the Board of the Tennessee Bar Association. Bowling also served as president of the Student Bar Association (University of Tennessee Law School).

Bowling was awarded the Tennessee Supreme Court’s “Attorneys for Justice” pro bono service award for her long-standing volunteer work.

She is listed in the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Attorneys for Justice Pro Bono Honor Roll. Bowling is the past president of the East Tennessee Law Women’s Association.

Bowling was recently recognized as 2021 Volunteer of the Year by Open Doors, Tennessee, and is active in helping nonprofits across Anderson County. A member of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, Bowling is active in a number of nonprofits, including being an Anderson County Fair volunteer and a certified 4-H volunteer.

Bowling has practiced law in Juvenile, General Sessions, Chancery, Circuit and Criminal courts. Bowling has handled misdemeanors and felonies on all levels of the court system.

Trained in Rule 31 Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bowling has broad experience in both civil and criminal law.

Bowling is a conservative, a community leader, and a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. She is a managing partner with Bowling Farms, which has raised 100 head of Holstein cattle annually for the past 30 years. She lives in Heiskell with her husband of 31 years, Anderson County native David Bowling, and their two daughters, Madison (23) and Jordan (19), both Anderson County High School graduates. She attends Second Baptist Church in Clinton.