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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 29, 2014

Lincoln County resident Brooke C. Grubb has announced his candidacy for 17th Judicial District Circuit Court judge, the Elk Valley Times reports. Grubb currently serves as an assistant district attorney general in the district. A 1998 graduate of the Nashville School of Law, Grubb worked as a deputy for the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department while attending law school. Grubb also is a lieutenant colonel in the Tennessee Army National Guard with 26 years of service, including two deployments to Iraq. He will face incumbent Judge Forest Durard, who was appointed last summer to replace retiring Judge Robert Crigler. Durard, also a graduate of the Nashville School of Law, worked as an assistant district attorney, assistant public defender and in private practice for 20 years before being named to the bench. The general election is set for Aug. 7.