Bill Haslam is the Governor of Tennessee. He was elected in 2010 and is a Republican. For an extensive profile, visit: Bill Haslam on Ballotpedia.
In Tennessee, the governor makes a judicial appointment after candidates are recommended by a judicial nominating commission. After the governor appoints a judge, she or he must run for retention in the next general election.
The tables below list the governor's appointees to the courts across the state. These lists are updated automatically with new appointments.
Court of Appeals
|Thomas R. Frierson||Tennessee Court of Appeals||2013-2022||Chancellor, Third Judicial District, Tennessee|
|Kenny Armstrong||Tennessee Court of Appeals||2014-Present||Chancellor, Thirtieth District Chancery Court|
|Arnold B. Goldin||Tennessee Court of Appeals||2014-Present||Chancellor, Shelby County Chancery Court|
|W. Neal McBrayer||Tennessee Court of Appeals||2014-2022||Attorney, Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC|
|Brandon O. Gibson||Tennessee Court of Appeals||2014-Present||Attorney, Pentecost & Glenn|
Court of Criminal Appeals
|Roger A. Page||Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals||2011-2022||Judge, Twenty-Sixth Circuit Court|
|M. Keith Siskin||Sixteenth Circuit Court, Tennessee||2012-2022||Magistrate, Rutherford County Juvenile Court|
|Tammy Harrington||Fifth Circuit Court, Tennessee||2011-2022||Assistant district attorney, Blount County|
|Derek K. Smith||Twenty First circuit court, Tennessee||2011-2012|
|Phillip Robinson||Twentieth Circuit Court, Tennessee||2012-2022||Attorney in private practice|
|Forest A. Durard||Seventeenth Circuit Court, Tennessee||2013-2022||Attorney in private practice|
|Deborah C. Stevens||Sixth Circuit Court, Tennessee||2013-2022||President/managing shareholder, Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop|
|Joe H. Thompson||Eighteenth Circuit Court, Tennessee||2014-2022||City attorney, City of Gallatin|
|Deanna Bell Johnson||Twenty-First Circuit Court, Tennessee||11/2014-2022||Solo practitioner|
|J. Russell Parkes||Twenty-Second Circuit Court, Tennessee||2014-2022||Partner, Hardin, Parkes, Kelley & Carter|