Gov. Haslam to Perform Judge Bivins' Supreme Court Investiture July 16

July 10, 2014

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Jeffrey S. Bivins will be sworn in as a justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court Wednesday, July 16 at the Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin. Gov. Bill Haslam will perform the ceremony.

The ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. at Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street, Franklin. A reception will follow.

Judge Bivins was appointed to the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals in 2011. He also served as a Circuit Court Judge in the 21st Judicial District, was Assistant Commissioner and General Counsel in the Tennessee Department of Personnel, and was in private practice with Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry in Nashville.

Judge Bivins is taking the seat on the court of Justice William Koch, who retires July 15 to become dean of the Nashville School of Law.

Judge Jeffrey S. Bivins will become a justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court July 16, 2014.