Commission Sends Three Names to Governor For 11th Judicial District Circuit Court Opening

August 30, 2017

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today Wednesday, August 30, 2017, to consider nine applicants for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 11th Judicial District – Hamilton County. The vacancy was created by the Honorable W. Neil Thomas III, who announced he will retire effective October 5, 2017.

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

James F. Exum, III

Kyle E. Hedrick

Jennifer K. Peck

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