Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton was elected to General Sessions Court Division III in 2006. Before becoming Judge she was an assistant prosecutor for the Davidson District Attorney General. A native of Nashville, Judge Dalton graduated from Whites Creek High School. She earned her Bachelors degree from Lane College in 1993. She received her law degree from the University of Toledo.
Judge Dalton is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Napier Looby Bar Association, Lawyers’ Association for Women, Nashville Women’s Political Caucus, a member of NAACP and the Nashville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Judge Dalton is married to Derrick Dalton and they have one son, Ryan.