Judge Franks Honored for Service to Judiciary

Members of the judiciary and legal profession honored Tennessee Court of Appeals Presiding Judge Herschel P. Franks for his years of service to the state judiciary during a recognition ceremony last Friday. Among the many tributes, Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee presented a plaque to Franks, who is retiring at the end of the year after 42 years of service. See photos from the event on the AOC site

In related news, a portrait unveiling in Franks' honor will be held in the courtroom of the Tennessee Supreme Court in Knoxville on Dec. 3 at 10:30 a.m. A reception will follow.