Local judge honored for her work

A Supreme Court judge for Tennessee is taking home a big award.

Justice Sharon Lee received the Lizzie Crozier French Women's Leadership Award in honor of her work to advance women within her profession.

She's president of the East Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women.

Lizzie Crozier French is noted for several firsts in her fight for women's suffrage.

She was the first woman to address the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee General Assembly.

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