TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on May 22, 2014

Hamilton County Circuit Court Judge W. Neil Thomas III has taken a medical leave because of an undisclosed medical condition, the Times Free Press reports. For the time being, the other circuit judges are handling Thomas' docket. If Thomas' absence is extended there are mechanisms for the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts to appoint a temporary judge to sit for him and handle his caseload, Circuit Court Judge Jeff Hollingsworth said.