Three Apply for 9th Judicial District Criminal Court Opening Governorís Council for Judicial Appointments will consider three applicants when it meets September 25 in Harriman to select nominees for the impending criminal court vacancy in the 9th Judicial District, which serves Loudon, Meigs, Morgan, and Roane counties.

The impending vacancy has been created by the announcement by Judge E. Eugene Eblen that he is retiring effective December 31, 2015.

The applicants are:

The Governorís Council for Judicial Appointments will interview the applicants on Friday, September 25 in the Raider Room at Roane State Community College, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman. The meeting will include a public hearing starting at 9:30 a.m. EDT, during which members of the public may express their opinions about the applicants. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.

The council is expected to vote immediately following the interviews and forward the names to Gov. Bill Haslam for his consideration. 

Completed applications of all the candidates can be found by clicking on the names above.