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Front Page - Friday, September 18, 2015

Council accepting applications for Tennessee Supreme Court vacancy




The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is accepting applications for the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Gary R. Wade’s retirement Sept. 8.

Any interested applicant must be a licensed attorney who is at least 35 years of age, a resident of the state for five years, and a resident of the Eastern or Western Tennessee Grand Divisions. Applicants must complete the designated application, which is available at www.tncourts.gov, and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by noon CDT on Monday, Oct. 12.

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will interview all qualified applicants in Nashville on Oct. 27 at a location to be announced. The meeting will include a public hearing, during which members of the public may express any objections to any applicant. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.

Source: Supreme Court of Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts