Commission Accepting Applications for Judicial Vacancy in Anderson County

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Chancellor in the 7th Judicial District, which covers Anderson County. The vacancy was created by the resignation of the Honorable M. Nichole Cantrell, effective January 31, 2023.

Qualified applicants must be licensed attorneys who are at least 30 years of age, have been residents of the state for five years, and are residents of the 7th Judicial District. Interested applicants must complete the Trial Court Vacancy Commission Application, which is available at www.tncourts.gov, and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by noon CST on Monday, February 6, 2023. The application and instructions are available at http://www.tncourts.gov/administration/judicial-resources. A completed application includes: (1) the original signed (unbound) application; and (2) a digital copy of the application. The Commission encourages applicants to submit applications as soon as possible and communicate with the Administrative Office of the Courts to schedule hand-delivery or provide delivery tracking information for the original application to help ensure timely receipt by the deadline.

The Commission will hold a public hearing to interview candidates on Friday, February 24, 2023 at 9 a.m. EST at the Anderson County Courthouse located at 100 N. Main Street, Clinton, TN 37716.

For more information, visit https://www.tncourts.gov/administration/judicial-resources