Judge Wheeler A. Rosenbalm, Circuit Court Judge for the Sixth Judicial District, has announced his retirement from the bench, effective January 1, 2013.
In a letter to Governor Bill Haslam dated October 4, Judge Rosenbalm said, “It has been a great pleasure and tremendous privilege for me to have served the people of Tennessee for the past 22 years.”
Judge Rosenbalm has been a Circuit Court Judge since 1990. Prior to joining the court, he was a partner with the Knoxville law firm of Frantz, McConnell & Seymour LLP. He earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he also was an instructor and associate professor of law.
Rosenbalm is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and a fellow in the Tennessee Bar Foundation and American College of Trial Lawyers. He is co-author of Tennessee Construction Law and various articles and manuscripts.
Judge Rosenbalm plans to spend more time with his family during his retirement.