Lynch Among Candidates For Circuit Court Vacancy
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 12:01 pm
Nashville, Tenn. – Thirteen attorneys have applied to fill the Circuit Court vacancy in the 16th Judicial District, which serves Rutherford and Cannon counties. The vacancy was created by the appointment of Circuit Court Judge Don R. Ash as Senior Judge.
Among the candidates is Woodbury resident and Assistant District Attorney Trevor Lynch, who serves as the main prosecutor for cases heard in Cannon County's General Sessions and Circuit Courts.
The Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a public meeting to interview the following candidates:
Keta J. Barnes
Kirk D. Catron
Tolbert Franklin Gilley III
Sonya W. Henderson
Brad W. Hornsby
Trevor H. Lynch
Thomas Earl Parkerson
Russell Nelson Perkins
Mark A. Polk
M. Keith Siskin
Barry R. Tidwell
Alicia C. B. Widrig
Howard W. Wilson
The public hearing will be held on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. CDT at the Historic Rutherford County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Courtroom, One Public Square, Murfreesboro, TN, 37130. 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.