Commission Sends Three Names to Governor for 2nd Judicial District Circuit Court Vacancy - Sullivan County

May 1, 2017

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today (Monday) to consider six applicants for the impending Circuit Court vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District, which serves Sullivan County. The vacancy will be created by the retirement in June of Judge R. Jerry Beck.

After holding a public hearing and conducting public interviews, the Commission selected the following nominees:

Ashley D. Boyer, Bristol

Peter M. Filetti, Blountville

William K. Rogers, Kingsport

The Commission has forwarded the names to Gov. Bill Haslam for his consideration.

Information on the nominees can be found at