Hon. Timothy W. Conner
Presiding Judge, Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board
School of Regulatory/Legislative
History of Workers’ Compensation: The First Great Social Justice Movement
Timothy W. Conner has served as a judge on the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board since August 1, 2014. Prior to that, Judge Conner practiced law for twenty-two years in the areas of workers’ compensation, workplace exposure claims, wills and estates, and employment discrimination. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law, where he teaches Workers’ Compensation Law and Legal Communications. He received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University in 1988, cum laude with distinction, and his juris doctorate degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1992. Judge Conner is married and has two daughters.