Eight Attorneys Apply for Judicial Vacancy in Knox County

Press release from the Administrator of Tennessee State Courts, April 4, 2011:

Eight Knoxville attorneys have applied to fill the judicial vacancy in the 6th Judicial District Criminal Court created by the retirement of Judge Richard Baumgartner.

The Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, April 26, to interview the following candidates:

Charles Cheatwood Burks

Attorney

Justice, Noel & Burks

Ta Kisha Fitzgerald

Assistant District Attorney General

Knox County District Attorney General’s Office, 6th Judicial District

G. Scott Green

Attorney

Valliant, Harrison, Schwartz, & Green, P.A.

James D. Holley, Jr.

Assistant District Attorney General

Knox County District Attorney General’s Office, 6th Judicial District

Andrew Jackson, VI

Knox County General Sessions Judge, Division IV

Leland L. Price

Assistant District Attorney General

Knox County District Attorney General’s Office, 6th Judicial District

Randall E. Reagan

Attorney

The Law Office of Randall E. Reagan

Steven Wayne Sword

Assistant District Attorney General

Knox County District Attorney General’s Office, 6th Judicial District

The application for each candidate is available on our website at www.tncourts.gov.

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 26 at 9:00 a.m. at the University of Tennessee College of Law in Room 237, located at 1505 W. Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. During the public hearing, attorneys and members of the public may express their approval or objections to the candidates.

Following the public hearing, the commission will interview each applicant before recommending three candidates to the governor. Members of the public are invited to attend both the public hearing and the interviews.