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December 8, 2021
Judge William Andrew Lockhart realized his elementary school dream, when he was sworn in as judge of the 14th Judicial District Circuit Court of Tennessee, which covers Coffee County. Judge Lockhart...
December 7, 2021
Four Tennessee judges recently attended the 15th Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues, sponsored by the Law & Economics Center (LEC) of George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law...
December 3, 2021
Chancellor Pamela Fleenor, 11th Judicial District, was excited and honored to swear-in her daughter, Christina Michelle Fleenor, on November 17. “She asked me. She said, ‘Mom, do you want to...
November 22, 2021
An early Thanksgiving celebration took place at the Hawkins County Courthouse Friday, in honor of National Adoption Day.  “It’s most apropos that we celebrate National Adoption Day through...
November 22, 2021
First Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Jean A. Stanley is retiring next year, after 30 years of service to the people of Carter, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington Counties.  She wanted to...
November 15, 2021
A portrait of retired Davidson County Chancery Court Chancellor Claudia Bonnyman was recently completed by Nashville Artist, Illustrator and Storyboard Artist, J. William Myers.Myers is an ADDY-award...
November 15, 2021
Chancellor George R. Ellis passed away on November 15, a day after his 73rd birthday.Chancellor Ellis served the 28th Judicial District, which includes Crockett, Gibson and Haywood counties, since...
November 8, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met November 4 in Dyersburg to consider candidates for the vacancy in the 29th Judicial District, which includes Lake and Dyer counties. This vacancy was created by...
October 27, 2021
Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton was recently reappointed to the Domestic Violence State Coordinating Council (DVSCC) by Deborah Taylor Tate, Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts....
October 26, 2021
An unexpected opportunity led Judge Ryan Spitzer to his judgeship with the 7th Judicial District Circuit Court. He fills the vacancy left by the Honorable Donald R. Elledge and serves Anderson County...