Vacancy in 3rd Judicial District Draws 7 Applicants

Press release from the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts; January 30, 2015:

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider seven applicants when it meets February 11 in Greeneville to select nominees for the circuit court vacancy in the 3rd Judicial District, which serves Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, and Hawkins counties.

The vacancy has been created by the death of the Honorable Michael Faulk, who died in November. The applicants are:

Kenneth Newton Bailey, Jr.
Greeneville

Douglas R. Beier
Morristown

Beth Boniface
Morristown

Daniel Graham Boyd
Rogersville

Link A. Gibbons
Morristown

William Erwin Phillips II
Rogersville

Linda Thomas Woolsey
Greeneville

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will interview the applicants on February 11 at the General Morgan Inn, 111 Main St. Greeneville, 37743.The meeting will include a public hearing at 9 a.m. EST, during which members of the public may express their opinions about the applicants. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.

The council is expected to make their selections immediately following the interviews and forward the names to Governor Bill Haslam for his consideration.

Completed applications of all the candidates can be found by clicking on the links above.