The Tennessee Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications for the judicial vacancy in the 1st Judicial District Chancery Court, which includes Carter, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington counties.
The vacancy is being created by the retirement of Chancellor G. Richard Johnson effective June 30.
Any interested applicant must be a licensed attorney who is at least 30 years old, a resident of Tennessee for five years and a resident of the 1st Judicial District for at least one year. Applicants must complete the application, which is available at www.tncourts.gov, and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts by Wednesday, May 29, at noon CST.
The Judicial Nominating Commission will interview all qualified applicants Friday, June 14, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 211 Mockingbird Lane, Johnson City. The meeting will include a public hearing starting at 9 a.m. where people may express their opinions about the applicants. The interview, public hearing and deliberation process will be open to the public.
For more information, visit http://www.tncourts.gov/administration/judicial-resources.