Commission Accepting Applications for Vacancy in 16th Judicial District Circuit Court – Rutherford and Cannon Counties

August 3, 2017

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 16th Judicial District – Rutherford and Cannon Counties. The 16th District Circuit Court vacancy was created by the death of the Honorable M. Keith Siskin.

Any interested applicant must be a licensed attorney who is at least 30 years of age, a resident of the state for five years, and a resident of the 16th Judicial District. Applicants must complete the designated application, which is available at, and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by noon CDT on August 22, 2017.

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will interview all qualified applicants in Murfreesboro on September 15, 2017.   The meeting will include a public hearing, during which members of the public may express any objections to any applicant. The public hearing followed by the interviews will be open to the public.

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