Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

5 Apply for Tennessee Supreme Court Opening; 6 for Court of Appeals Western Section

October 31, 2013

The following candidates have submitted their applications for the appellate court openings in Tennessee:

Supreme Court:

Christopher Bright Craft
Criminal Court Judge
30th Judicial District
Memphis

William Lewis Jenkins, Jr.
Partner
Wilkerson Gauldin Hayes Jenkins & Dedmon, Attorneys
Dyersburg

Holly M. Kirby
Judge
Court of Appeals/Western Section
Memphis

John Brook Lathram
Member
Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC - Memphis Office
Memphis

Steven J. Mulroy
Professor of Law
Humphrey's School of Law/University of Memphis
Memphis

Court of Appeals Western Section:

Kenny W. Armstrong
Chancellor
30th Judicial District
Memphis

Frank S. Cantrell
Deputy Director/General Counsel
Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc.
Memphis

Brandon O. Gibson
Attorney/Partner
Pentecost & Glenn, PLLC
Jackson

Rhynette Northcross Hurd
Mediator/Co-Founder
Ridder Hurd PLLC
Memphis

Edward L. Martindale, Jr.
Sole Practitioner
Law Offices of Edward L. Martindale, Jr., P. C.
Jackson

Dorothy J. Pounders
Managing Member
PoundersColeman, PLLC
Memphis

The Governor’s Commission on Judicial Appointments will meet November 12 in Jackson to interview and hear public comments regarding the applicants who have applied to fill the vacancy on the Court of Appeals Western Division.

The Governor’s Commission on Judicial Appointments will meet November 13 in Nashville to interview and hear public comments regarding the applicants who have applied to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Completed applications of all the candidates can be found by following the links on each name above.