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Judicial Selection Panel Accepting Applications to Fill TN Supreme Court Vacancy

PRESS RELEASE from the Administrative Office of the Tennessee Courts, Sept. 9, 2015:

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Gary R. Wade’s retirement September 8.

Any interested applicant must be a licensed attorney who is at least 35 years of age, a resident of the state for five years, and a resident of the Eastern or Western Tennessee Grand Divisions. Applicants must complete the designated application, which is available here and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by Monday, October 12 by noon CDT.

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will interview all qualified applicants in Nashville on October 27, 2015 at a location to be announced soon. The meeting will include a public hearing, during which members of the public may express any objections to any applicant. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.

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