Judge Kindall T. Lawson, Circuit Court Judge in the 3rd Judicial District, has announced his retirement effective June 1, 2013.
Judge Lawson has been on the bench since 1996. In addition to his time as a Circut Court judge, he served as Hawkins County General Sessions Judge from 1974-1993.
Judge Lawson received his law degree from the Nashville School of Law.
The 3rd Judicial District serves Greene, Hamblen, Hancock and Hawkins counties.