Monday, July 7, 2014

County taking applications for magistrate spot; Deadline July 18

So, ever since Mike Hammond announced that long-time chief of magistrates, Richard Major, would serve as his top staffer when he takes over the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's Office in early September, folks have been eying the soon-to-be empty seat.

And already there have been quite a number of applications, according to some folks in the local legal arena.

So, if you're interested, check out the ad - RIGHT SMACK HERE - on the Knoxville Bar Association's website.

Or read below:
  • Qualifications – Licensed attorney residing in Knox County, Tennessee
  • Term – Anticipated term to begin September 2, 2014
  • Duties – Include, but are not necessarily limited to, issuance of arrest warrants, search warrants and mittimus. The judicial magistrates also issue forfeiture warrants and conduct jail arraignments by means of video. The judicial magistrates have the duty of determining whether or not probable cause exist to issue an arrest warrant when a crime is alleged to have been committed.
  • Contact Person – Please send resume’ by July 18, 2014 to Donna Corbitt at:
Donna Corbitt
Judicial Court Administrator
Room M-70, City-County Building
P.O. Box 2404
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865) 215-2370 FAX (865) 215-2403
The local judges will weed through the applications and then send a number of picks over to the Knox County Commission, which is expected to vote on the matter during its August meeting.

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