TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jan 17, 2014

Attorney Lisa Nidiffer Rice announced she is running for 1st Judicial District Criminal Court Judge in the Republican primary. The judgeship is currently held by Robert Cupp. The position covers all four counties — Washington, Carter, Unicoi and Johnson — in the 1st District, as does the Part II judgeship held by Judge Stacy Street. Currently, Street has no challengers. Rice has been in private practice since 1998 and prior to that served as a prosecutor in the district attorney general’s office. The Johnson City Press has more.