TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Dec 18, 2017
Three attorneys have been nominated for the Davidson County General Sessions Court vacancy created by Gov. Bill Haslam’s appointment of Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton to the 20th Judicial District Criminal Court, the Nashville Post reports. The nominees are Assistant District Attorney Ana Escobar, Metro Councilman Dominic Leonardo and criminal defense attorney Newton S. Holiday. Escobar was previously nominated for the General Sessions position that ultimately went to Councilman Sam Coleman, and was the top-rated choice by Nashville Bar Association members. Leonardo was previously in the running for the criminal court vacancy to which Dalton was appointed. The Metro Council will vote on the replacement at its Jan. 2 meeting.