5 Apply to Fill Chancery Court Vacancy in 3rd Judicial District

March 11, 2013

Five attorneys have applied to fill the Chancery Court vacancy in the 3rd Judicial District, which serves Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins and Greene Counties. The vacancy was created by the appointment of Chancellor Thomas R. Frierson to the Tennessee Court of Appeals.

The Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a public meeting at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 12 at the General Morgan Inn in Greeneville, Tenn. to interview the following candidates:

Douglas R. Beier
Partner
Evans and Beier, LLP

Beth Boniface
Attorney
Private Practice

Douglas T. Jenkins
Solo Practitioner
Hawkins County

William Erwin Phillips
Partner
Phillips and Hale Attorneys

Linda Thomas Woolsey
Partner
Woolsey & Woolsey

The public hearing will start at 9 a.m. and be followed by public interviews of each of the candidates.