TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 6, 2018
John Medearis of Chattanooga will serve as clerk of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee starting Feb. 13, the Hamilton County Herald reports. He succeeds Debbie Poplin, who has been appointed a U.S. magistrate judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, succeeding retiring Magistrate Judge Clifford Shirley. Medearis has served as chief deputy clerk of the district for the past 17 years. The Eastern District of Tennessee covers 41 counties, with offices in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Greeneville.