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April 1, 2021
When looking back at the history of women in the Tennessee judiciary, one often overlooked name is that of the state’s first woman county judge: DeKalb County’s Kate M. Drake. Overall, Judge Drake...
January 25, 2021
Earlier this month, longtime Clarksville attorney Sharon Massey Grimes was appointed to the Montgomery County General Sessions and Juvenile Court bench to fill the unexpired term of her late husband...
January 12, 2021
Former Grainger County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Joseph Wayne Wolfenbarger died on Jan. 7 at his home in Bean Station at the age of 77. Judge Wolfenbarger served the people of...
January 12, 2021
The Tennessee Judiciary mourns the loss of Ellen Abbott, who served as the Director of the Office of Criminal Justice Services at the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse...
January 4, 2021
Former Rhea County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge James W. McKenzie passed away January 2. He was 76.Judge McKenzie had been in private legal practice in his hometown of Dayton for 26...