7 Apply for Court of Criminal Appeals Vacancy; Interviews June 10

June 2, 2014

The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments will consider seven applicants when it meets June 10 in Nashville to select nominees for the Court of Criminal Appeals vacancy.

The vacancy was created by the appointment of Judge Jeffrey Bivins to the Tennessee Supreme Court.

The candidates that the Commission will consider are:

Leslie Anne Collum
Assistant District Attorney General
Rutherford County

Timothy Lee Easter
Circuit Court Judge
Williamson County

Robert Lee Holloway, Jr.
Circuit Court Judge
Maury County

Roger Eric Nell
District Public Defender
Montgomery County

Larry B. Stanley, Jr.
Circuit Judge & Chancellor
Warren County

Russell Fletcher Thomas
Davidson County

Larry J. Wallace
Circuit Court Judge

The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments will interview the applicants on June 10, 2014 at Legislative Plaza, 6th Avenue North, Nashville. The meeting will include a public hearing at 8 a.m., during which anyone may express their opinions about the applicants. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.

The commission is expected to make their selections immediately following the interviews and forward the names to Governor Bill Haslam for his consideration.

Completed applications of all the candidates can be found on by clicking on the name of each candidate above.