11 Applications Filed For Supreme Court, Court Of Appeals Openings

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The following candidates have submitted their applications for the appellate court openings in Tennessee:

Supreme Court:

Christopher Bright Craft

Criminal Court Judge

30th Judicial District

Memphis


William Lewis Jenkins, Jr.

Partner

Wilkerson Gauldin Hayes Jenkins & Dedmon, Attorneys

Dyersburg


Holly M. Kirby

Judge

Court of Appeals/Western Section

Memphis

 

John Brook Lathram

Member

Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC

Memphis

 

Steven J. Mulroy

Professor of Law

Humphrey's School of Law

Memphis


Court of Appeals Western Section:

Kenny W. Armstrong

Chancellor

30th Judicial District

Memphis

 

Frank S. Cantrell

Deputy Director

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc.

Memphis

 

Brandon O. Gipson

Attorney/Partner

Pentecost & Glenn, PLLC

Jackson


Rhynette Northcross Hurd

Mediator/Co-Founder

Ridder Hurd PLLC

Memphis

 

Edward L. Martindale, Jr.

Sole Practitioner

Law Offices of Edward L. Martindale, Jr., P. C.

Jackson

 

Dorothy J. Pounders

Managing Member

PoundersColeman, PLLC

Memphis

The Governor’s Commission on Judicial Appointments will meet Nov. 12, in Jackson to interview and hear public comments regarding the applicants who have applied to fill the vacancy on the Court of Appeals Western Division.

The Governor’s Commission on Judicial Appointments will meet Nov. 13, in Nashville to interview and hear public comments regarding the applicants who have applied to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

The two vacancies were created when Justice Janice M. Holder and Judge David R. Farmer informed Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam that they would not seek re-election when their terms expired on Aug. 31, 2014.

Completed applications of all the candidates can be found on tncourts.gov.


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