8 Apply For Opening On Tennessee Court Of Appeals

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments will consider eight applicants when it meets May 16 in Memphis to select nominees for the Court of Appeals vacancy created by Court of Appeals Judge Holly M. Kirby’s appointment to the Tennessee Supreme Court effective September 1.

The candidates are:

Kenny W. Armstrong
Chancellor
Shelby County

Frank S. Cantrell
Deputy Director/General Counsel
Shelby County

Oscar C. Carr, III
Attorney
Shelby County

Robert Lawson Childers
Presiding Circuit Court Judge
Shelby County

Stephen D.

Crawley
Attorney
Shelby County

Steven Wayne Maroney
Attorney
Madison County

Brandy Suzanne Parrish
Attorney
Shelby County

Stacie S. Winkler
Associate General Counsel
Shelby County

The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments will interview the applicants on May 16 at Hilton Memphis, Theater Chevron, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis. The meeting will include a public hearing at 9 a.m., during which anyone may express their opinions about the applicants. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.

The commission is expected to make their selections immediately following the interviews and forward the names to Governor Bill Haslam for his consideration.

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




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