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Judicial Appt. Commission Accepting Applications for Shelby Co. Chancery Court Vacancy

Press release from the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts; August 14, 2014: 

The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the chancellor vacancy in the 30th Judicial District Chancery Court (Shelby County). The vacancy has been created by the appointment of Chancellor Kenny Armstrong to the Tennessee Court of Appeals, effective September 1.

Any interested applicant must be a licensed attorney who is at least 30 years of age, a resident of the state for five years, and a resident of the 30th Judicial District. Applicants must complete the designated application, which is available at, and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by 3 p.m. on Monday, August 25, 2014.

The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments will interview all qualified applicants in Memphis at a location to be announced. The meeting will include a public hearing, during which members of the public may express their opinions about the applicants. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.

More information and the application can be found here.