Process Underway to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy

The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for a vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court that will be created by the retirement of Justice William C. Koch Jr. on July 15. Interested applicants must be licensed attorneys who are at least 35, have been a resident of the state for five years and have been a resident of the Middle or Western grand divisions of the state. Applicants must complete the designated application and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by Feb. 21 at 5 p.m. Central time. The commission will interview all qualified applicants on March 5 in Nashville.