J.B. Bennett Endorsed By Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association

Friday, March 28, 2014
Jack Thompson and J.B. Bennett
Jack Thompson and J.B. Bennett

The Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association has publicly endorsed J.B. Bennett for Hamilton County Circuit Court Judge, Division 1. 

"The Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association is pleased to announce our endorsement of J.B. Bennett for Circuit Court Judge," said Jack Thompson, president of the Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association. "J.B.'s legal ability and passion to serve our community is undeniable, and we are certain he will make Hamilton County a better place." 

Mr. Bennett is a native of Chattanooga who has practiced law for more than 20 years with the local firm Spears, Moore, Rebman and Williams. He has trial experience in the Circuit Court.  Mr. Bennett is a graduate of Boyd Buchanan, and he earned both his bachelor's degree in political science and his law degree from the University of Tennessee.

"To have the support of such dedicated members of our community speaks volumes," said Mr. Bennett. "I am honored the Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association has given me its confidence and trust."

Mr. Bennett is seeking the Republican nomination for Hamilton County Circuit Court Judge, Division 1. The primary election day is May 6, and early voting begins on April 16.

For more information on Mr. Bennett, please visit www.jbbennett.com.


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