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April 2, 2007

Gibson witness list extensive

Witnesses who were called to testify during District Attorney General Bill Gibson's appeal of the suspension of his license to practice law are listed below, in order of their appearance.

For Gibson

•Anthony Craighead, assistant district attorney, 13th Judicial Circuit, and acting district attorney in Gibson's absence.

•Beth Willis, assistant district attorney, 13th Judicial Circuit.

•Terry Hembree, district attorney investigator.

•Heather Trousdale, Cookeville, sister of a murder victim whose killer Gibson prosecuted.

•Carolyn Isbell, executive director of the Exchange Club/Stephens Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse.

•Janell Clark, executive director of Genesis House, a refuge for victims of domestic abuse.

•Gary McKenzie, assistant district attorney, 13th Judicial Circuit, assigned to Cumberland County.

•Jim Horner, former assistant district attorney, 13th Judicial Circuit and now living in Dyersburg.

•Roger Phillips, police chief of Livingston.

•Odis Shoupe, sheriff of White County.

•Clyde Cramer, Cumberland County grand jury former.

•Bob Terry, police chief of Cookeville.

•Bob Krofssick, inactive TBI agent.


•Dr. John Griffin, psychologist who was called to testify for both sides.

•Dr. James Walker, psychologist who teaches at Vanderbilt.

•Laura Gatrell, executive director of the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program.

•Dr. John Averett, Cookeville, a psychiatrist and member of the Cookeville Police Department reserves, a volunteer on the police swat team and department psychiatrist.

Against Gibson

•Barbara Calfee, daughter of murder victim Lillian Kelley.

•David Brady, public defender, 13th Judicial District.

•David Andrews, sheriff of Putnam County.

•John Turnbull, Circuit Court judge, 13th Judicial Circuit.

•Lillie Ann Sells, assistant district attorney in McMinnville and former Criminal Court judge, 13th Judicial Circuit.

•Judge Leon Burns, presiding Criminal Court judge, 13th Judicial Circuit.

•Tommy Thompson Jr., District Attorney, 15th Judicial Circuit.

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