TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 24, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Gary R. Wade, who has served the Tennessee judiciary for 28 years as a judge, justice, and chief justice, has announced he will retire in September. Justice Wade was appointed to the Supreme Court by Gov. Phil Bredesen in 2006 and was elected by his fellow justices to serve a two-year term as chief justice in September 2012. Prior to joining the high court, Wade was on the Court of Criminal Appeals, where he also served as presiding judge from 1998 until 2006. The AOC has more.