General Sessions Court Judge Appointed

Gov. Bill Haslam has selected Assistant District Attorney Lila Statom to fill the Hamilton County General Sessions Court seat held by Judge Ron Durby, who left the bench citing medical reasons. Statom joined the prosecutor’s office in Nashville in 1989 and joined the staff of District Attorney Bill Cox in 1998. She will be the second female judge on the court, joining Christie Sell. The Chattanoogan has the story.