TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jan 15, 2015

Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland has been named to the merit selection panel for choosing a new U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the Cleveland Banner reports. Chattanooga attorney Sam Elliott is serving as chairman of the nine-member panel tasked with filling retiring Magistrate William Carter’s position. Rowland said the initial group of applications had been narrowed and five nominations would be selected from this smaller pool.