Commission Sends Three Names to Governor for Vacancy in 13th Judicial District

May 21, 2019

The Trial Vacancy Commission met today, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, to consider four candidates for the 13th Judicial District Criminal Court vacancy which covers Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, and White Counties.

This vacancy was created by the upcoming retirement of the Honorable David A. Patterson, who will end his service effective June 30, 2019.

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

Rebecca Brady

Wesley Thomas Bray

J. Michael Shipman

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