Newest Appeals Court judge to be sworn in Thursday

Newest Appeals Court judge to be sworn in Thursday

February 12th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

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Chancellor Thomas R. Frierson will be sworn in as a judge for the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Eastern Section, at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Gov. Bill Haslam picked Frierson as the newest member of the Tennessee Court of Appeals last week, according to a press release.

Frierson replaces Judge Herschel P. Franks, of Chattanooga. Franks retired at the end of December.