New Chattanooga Judge Sworn In, Gets to Work

Assistant District Attorney Lila Statom was sworn in this morning as the newest Hamilton County general sessions judge, filling a vacancy left by the departure of Judge Ronald W. Durby. Judge Clarence Shattuck administered the oath and the robe presentation was made by Lynda Hood, executive director of the Chattanooga Bar Association. Statom lost no time getting started as she began to hear cases soon after the ceremony. Chattanoogan.com has the story and photos from the event.