Press release from the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts; August 15, 2014:
An investiture ceremony honoring Judge Robert H. Montgomery, Jr as he joins the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals will take place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Kingsport.
Gov. Bill Haslam will give the oath of office to Judge Montgomery at the Kingsport Renaissance Center Theater. Haslam appointed Judge Montgomery to the Court of Criminal Appeals to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Joseph Tipton.
Judge Montgomery has been a Criminal Court Judge in the 2nd Judicial District since 2006. He also previously served as an assistant district attorney and in private practice. The 2nd Judicial District serves Sullivan County.
The Kingsport Renaissance Center Theater is at 1200 East Center Street, Kingsport. A reception will immediately follow the investiture. For information call 423-279-2732