Commission Accepting Applications for Circuit Court Vacancy in the 22nd Judicial District

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 22nd Judicial District, which covers Maury, Giles, Lawrence, and Wayne counties. This vacancy will be created by the upcoming retirement of Judge David Allen on August 3, 2024.

Qualified applicants must be licensed attorneys who are at least 30 years of age, residents of the state for five years, and residents of the 22nd Judicial District. The Commission is committed to encouraging a diverse judiciary and welcomes all qualified attorneys to apply. 

Interested applicants must complete the Trial Court Vacancy Commission Application and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by noon CDT on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Applicants must submit by the deadline: (1) the original signed (unbound) applications; and (2) a digital copy of the applications, in order to be placed on the list of candidates for consideration for the judicial vacancy.

The Commission will hold a public hearing to consider applicants on Monday, May 20th, at Columbia Central High School located at 921 Lion Parkway, Columbia, TN 38401 at 9:00 a.m. CDT.

For more information, visit: Judicial Resources | Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts (