Vines: Candidates Lining up for U.S. District Judge Post

Writing in the Knoxville News Sentinel today, columnist Georgiana Vines expands on the list of lawyers expected to be interested in an appointment to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee if Judge Thomas Phillips retires as expected next year. Among those previously mentioned are past TBA president and Knoxville lawyer Pamela Reeves; TBA president-elect and Sevierville lawyer Cynthia Richardson Wyrick; and Knoxville lawyer Dawn Coppock. Today, Vines adds Suzanne Bauknight, chief of the civil division of the U.S. attorney's office in East Tennessee, to the list.