5 Apply for Supreme Court, 6 for Court of Appeals Opening

Eleven candidates have submitted their applications for appellate court openings in Tennessee. Christopher Bright Craft, William Lewis Jenkins Jr., Holly M. Kirby, John Brook Lathram and Steven J. Mulroy have applied for an opening on the Tennessee Supreme Court. Kenny W. Armstrong, Frank S. Cantrell, Brandon O. Gipson, Rhynette Northcross Hurd, Edward L. Martindale Jr. and Dorothy J. Pounders have applied for the Court of Appeals Western Section. The newly created Governor’s Commission on Judicial Appointments will meet Nov. 12 in Jackson and Nov. 13 in Nashville to interview and hear public comments regarding the applicants.