TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Nov 24, 2014

Suzanne H. Bauknight, former chief of the civil division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee, is now officially the new U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge seated in Knoxville, Knoxnews reports. Bauknight was sworn in Nov. 10 by U.S. District Chief Judge Thomas Varlan. A formal ceremony is scheduled for March 13. She was scheduled to hear her first case today with a major docket day set for Dec. 3. Bauknight was picked by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals several months ago. She succeeds Richard Stair Jr., who retired Sept. 30.