Commission Sends Three Names to Governor for 18th Judicial District Vacancy

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today in Gallatin to consider nine applicants for a circuit court judge vacancy in the 18th Judicial District, which covers Sumner county. The new judicial position was created by the Tennessee General Assembly through Public Chapter No. 600, enacted March 27, 2024, as an Act to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 16, Chapter 2 and is effective September 1, 2024.

After holding a public hearing and conducting public interviews, the Commission selected the following nominees to forward to Governor Bill Lee for his consideration:

Jennifer S. Nichols

Tara A.Wyllie

Kathryn Strong