Nichols Seeks Circuit Court Judgeship

Nathan Nichols, an assistant district attorney general in Rutherford County, has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for circuit court judge in the 16th Judicial District. The party will select its candidate during a May 6 primary, the Murfreesboro Post reports. The circuit judge hears all criminal cases filed in Rutherford and Cannon county circuit courts. Nichols currently prosecutes a wide range of criminal cases. He previously worked as a criminal investigator with the office and as a deputy clerk for the Cannon County Circuit Court.