Judges' Conference Honors 2 for Outstanding Service

Judge Thomas L. Moore Jr. of Weakley County and Judge A. Ben Strand Jr. of Jefferson County were the recipients of the inaugural Judge Leon Ruben Awards in recognition of outstanding service and accomplishment by General Sessions judges. The awards were presented at the annual Tennessee General Sessions Judges Conference last Wednesday in Gatlinburg. The award was named in honor of Davidson County General Sessions Judge Leon Ruben for his outstanding service to the conference and in recognition of his integrity, love of the law, and his desire to seek justice. Ruben died in 2011. The Administrative Office of the Courts has the story.