24 Apply for Judicial Nominating Commission

The Administrative Office of the Courts has received 24 applications to fill the Judicial Nominating Commission vacancy created by the retirement of Theresa Lee. The new commissioner will serve out the remainder of Lee’s term, which expires June 30, 2015. Public comments regarding the applicants will be accepted through Jan. 18 and should be sent to jnc@tncourts.gov or AOC/Judicial Nominating Commission, Attn: Debbie Hayes, 511 Union St., Suite 600, Nashville, TN 37219. After the comment period, the lieutenant governor will have 14 days to fill the vacancy on the commission.