Supreme Court Names New Appellate Courts Clerk

James M. Hivner of Bartlett has been named as the Clerk of the Appellate Court by the Tennessee Supreme Court. Hivner currently serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Shelby County Chancery Court. He will replace Mike Catalano, who is retiring in early June after more than 10 years as clerk. In his role as Clerk of the Appellate Courts, Hivner will oversee a staff of 29 at offices in Jackson, Nashville and Knoxville. He will serve the Supreme Court as well as the Court of Appeals, and Court of Criminal Appeals. The Administrative Office of the Courts has more.