On Friday Governor Bill Lee named Manchester Attorney Will Lockhart as the new Circuit Court Judge for the 14th Judicial District. Lockhart is an attorney at Burch and Lockhart in Manchester.
He earned his J.D. at the University of Tennessee College of Law and his bachelor’s degree at Middle Tennessee State University. Lockhart will fill the Honorable L. Craig Johnson’s vacancy, effective immediately.
In a Facebook post Lockhart said, “This is a special place, and I will work tirelessly to be the best judge that I can be.”