Elizabethton attorney Stacy Street has been appointed by Governor Bill Haslam as Criminal Court judge in the 1st Judicial District. Street takes the seat held by Judge Lynn W. Brown, who retired March 31.
Judge Street will be sworn in at 1:30 p.m. Thursday by Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp at the Carter County Courthouse in Elizabethton.
Street most recently has been a solo practitioner focusing primarily on criminal law. He previously was a partner with Hampton & Street in Elizabethton and an associate with Hampton & Hampton.
The 1st Judicial District serves Carter, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington counties. This is the second appointment Gov. Haslam has made this week. On Monday, Andrew Tillman was appointed to the Chancery Court opening in the 8th Judicial District,
Street is a 1989 graduate, cum laude, of East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s in political science. He studied at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Michigan and earned his J.D. from University of Tennessee College of Law, cum laude, with numerous accolades.
Street is a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he serves as a trustee and Sunday school teacher. A native of Carter County, he also is a member of multiple local organizations.
He and his wife, Susan, have two children and live in Elizabethton.