Madisonville Lawyer Seeks Criminal Court Post

Madisonville lawyer Van Irion recently announced he will seek the 10th Judicial District Criminal Court judgeship, Chattanoogan.com reports. Irion, who ran for the state’s 3rd Congressional District in 2010, is in private practice, handling patent, general civil and criminal law matters. He previously served as transactions attorney for the University of Tennessee Research Foundation, where he managed the university’s patent portfolio. He also taught as an adjunct professor at the College of Law.