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December Unsung Hero Award goes to...

Updated: Mar 2, 2018

Judge Todd Burnett




The Avalon Center appreciates and values our community members who do so much for us. We want to show how important they are to us by recognizing some of these outstanding individuals. The Avalon Center is pleased to announce that Judge Todd Burnett was recognized as our "Unsung Hero" for the month of December 2017. Judge Burnett has served in his position as sessions judge since 2002. He chose this profession because he has always enjoyed helping others and his job allows him the opportunity to do so. He admits that his job can be hard at times. The law may not always work perfectly and occasionally it can be frustrating to not have the right answer or solution to problems. Even so, he states " his job is rewarding and most of the time he can go home knowing that he found the right answer, made the best decision, and was able to help others".

Judge Burnett won this award for the all the hard work he does. He goes above and beyond to help not only those who come through his court but members of the community. Thank you Judge Burnett for all that you do. You are greatly appreciated! Pictured with Judge Burnett is Avalon Center Fentress County Court Advocate, Peggy Davis.

These are the questions I asked Judge Burnett and his answers.

1. How long have you been judge?

since 2002.

2. Why did you choose to become a judge?

because he has always enjoyed helping others and his job allows him the opportunity to do so.

3. What is the hardest or most challenging part of you job?

The hardest part of his job is that the law may not always work perfectly and it can be frustrating not to have the right answer or solution to problems.

4. What do you find most rewarding about your job?

most of the time, he can go home knowing that he found the right solution or answer, made the best decision, and was able to help others".


Thank you for all you do Judge Burnett! The Avalon Center appreciates you!

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