The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District – Sullivan County. Judge R. Jerry Beck 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 2nd 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 April 18, 2017.
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will interview all qualified applicants in Sullivan County on May 1, 2017. The meeting will include a public hearing, during which members of the public may express any objections to any applicant. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.
For more information, visit http://www.tncourts.gov/administration/judicial-resources.