Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 17: Judges and Chancellors

Chapter 4: Judicial Nomination and Performance Evaluation

Part 1: Judicial Nomination

TCA 17-4-110: Qualifications of judicial nominees.

(a)  All nominees of the judicial nominating commission must be attorneys who are duly licensed to practice law in this state and who are fully qualified under the constitution and statutes of this state to fill the office for which they are nominated.

(b)  A candidate who has been defeated in any election held under this chapter is not eligible for renomination to the office for which the candidate was defeated until after one (1) regular August election has occurred.

History: [Acts 2009, ch. 517, § 1.]