Hearings Set to Interview Candidates for 3rd District Openings

Six attorneys have applied to fill the Chancery Court vacancy in the 3rd Judicial District, which serves Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins and Green counties. The vacancy was created by the appointment of Chancellor Thomas R. Frierson to the Tennessee Court of Appeals. The Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a public meeting on April 12 at the General Morgan Inn in Greeneville to interview Douglas R. Beier, Beth Boniface, Douglas T. Jenkins, William Erwin Phillips, Christopher L. Seaton and Linda Thomas Woolsey. The retirement of the Hon. Kindall T. Lawson has also led to an opening on the Circuit Court in the 3rd district. Candidates Douglas R. Beier, Michael A. Faulk, Alex E. Pearson, Christopher L. Seaton and Linda Thomas Woolsey will be interviewed to fill the position at a public meeting on April 11.