TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Kate Prince on Jan 12, 2021

Gov. Bill Lee this week announced the appointment of five judicial positions across the state. The appointments are: Judge Jill Ayers, Court of Criminal Appeals, Middle District; Christopher Heagerty, 6th Judicial District Chancery Court; Jerome Melson, 6th Judicial District Circuit Court; James “Jimmy” Turner, 16th Judicial District Circuit Court; and Rebecca Lee, 4th Judicial District Public Defender. “I am proud to announce the appointment of these highly qualified individuals, and I value the experience they will bring to their respective judicial districts,” Lee said. “I’m confident they will serve Tennessee with integrity.”