Trial Court Vacancy Commission Accepting Applications for Vacancy in 30th Judicial District Circuit Court-Shelby County

May 15, 2017

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 30th Judicial District – Shelby County. Judge Robert L. Childers has informed the governor that he will retire effective June 30, 2017. 

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 30th Judicial District. Applicants must complete the designated application, which is available here, and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by noon CDT on Monday, June 26, 2017.

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will interview all qualified applicants in Shelby County on Friday, July 21, 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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