TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Nov 3, 2014

A merit selection panel of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Council has recommended four applicants to fill a bankruptcy judgeship in the Eastern District of Tennessee being vacated by John C. Cook. The four are: Judith Elkin, New York City; James D. Lane II, Tullahoma; Kimberly C. Swafford, Chattanooga; and Nicholas W. Whittenburg, Chattanooga. The council must now narrow the list to three recommended candidates. The final selection will be made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Written comments regarding the nominees will be accepted through Nov. 17. Learn more in this announcement from the court.