Haslam Appoints Frierson to Court of Appeals

Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed Thomas R. “Skip” Frierson II to the Tennessee Court of Appeals for the Eastern Section. Frierson, who has served as a chancellor in the Third Judicial District since 1996, replaces Judge Herschel P. Franks, who retired at the end of 2012. Frierson is a past president of the Tennessee Judicial Conference and currently serves as chair of the Tennessee Judicial Family Institute. He is a past president of the Tennessee Trial Judges Association, a fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation and recipient of the Trial Judge of the Year Award from the American Board of Trial Advocates’ Tennessee chapter.