Dalton Named Presiding Judge of Nashville General Sessions Court

The judges of the Metro Nashville-Davidson County General Sessions Court have elected Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton to preside over the court, effective tomorrow, the Nashville Post reports. The previous presiding judge was Casey Moreland, who stepped down in March and is awaiting trial on corruption charges. Dalton has served as judge of the court’s Division III and was first elected to the bench in 2006. She serves on the Tennessee Domestic Violence State Coordinating Council, the Tennessee Bar Association Task Force on the Rules of Judicial Conduct, and is a 2007 graduate of the TBA’s Leadership Law program.
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