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Senator Jim Kyle

D-Memphis
District 30 — Part of Shelby County — Map

district address

100 Peabody Place
Suite 1375
Memphis, TN 38103

nashville address

301 6th Avenue North
Suite 318 War Memorial Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone (615) 741-4167
Fax (615) 253-0221
sen.jim.kyle@capitol.tn.gov

Constituent Survey

Personal Information

  • Born on October 14, 1950 in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Wife, Sara, and four children
  • Presbyterian
  • Founding Partner and Lawyer for Domico & Kyle
  • E-Mail Address: jkyle@domicokyle.com
  • B.S., Marketing, Arkansas State University
  • J.D., University of Memphis School of Law

Awards and Memberships

  • Member of the Memphis Bar Association
  • Chairman of the Shelby County Delegation
  • 1994-1998 Board of Governors of American Correctional Association
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon Social Fraternity
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • 2008 Legislator of the Year, Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association
  • 1999 President's Award, Tennessee Council of Teachers of English
  • 1996 Legislator of the Year, Domestic Violence Task Force
  • 1992 Legislator of the Year, County Officials Association of Tennessee and Tennessee District Attorney Generals Conference
  • 1991 Legislator of the Year of Shelby County Deputy Sheriffs Association
  • 1985 Recipient of the Henry Toll Fellowship of the Council of State Governments

Current Session

Staff Contacts

  • Shirley Frierson, Executive Administrative Assistant
  • Lauren Agee, Sr. Policy and Research Analyst
  • Jason Huff, Policy and Research Analyst

Service in Public Office

  • Senate member of 93rd through 108th General Assemblies
  • Member, Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
  • Member, Senate Government Committee
  • Member, Senate Rules Committee
  • Member, Senate Calendar Committee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Commerce, Labor, Transportation and Agriculture Subcommittee
  • Member, Joint Government Operations Judiciary and Government Subcommittee
  • Member, Joint Pensions and Insurance Committee
  • Senate Democratic Leader, 104th through 108th General Assemblies
  • Chairman of the Select Oversight Committee on Corrections 96th-100th
  • Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, 95th General Assembly