Nominating Commission Recommends Three Candidates for 21st Judicial District Vacancy
Nashville, Tenn. – The Judicial Nominating Commission met in Franklin today to interview the 12 applicants for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 21st Judicial District, which includes Hickman, Lewis, Perry and Williamson counties. The vacancy was created by the appointment of Circuit Court Judge Jeff Bivins to the Court of Criminal Appeals.
After holding a public hearing and an interview for each applicant, the Judicial Nominating Commission has recommended the following three candidates to Governor Bill Haslam:
Michael W. Binkley
Schell, Binkley and Davies
Derek Keith Smith
Deputy District Attorney
21st Judicial District
David Henry Veile
Lowery, Lowery & Cherry, PLLC
The governor may now appoint one of these candidates.