Attorney James “Jim” Exum of Chambliss Bahner & & Stophel has actually introduced his candidacy for judge of Hamilton Region Circuit Court Division II.The judicial seat is presently held by Court Jeff Hollingsworth that recently announced his retirement at the end of his existing term.His
project claimed, “Jim Exum has a strong performance history of operate in the court that will certainly rollover if elected.
Trying a number of bench and court trials for many years in Circuit Court, he likewise brings a strong breadth of experience from his operate in family regulation. Mr. Exum consistently takes care of separation and also youngster protection issues in Circuit Court.”
Attorney Exum claimed, “People coming prior to Circuit Court do so at one of one of the most difficult times in their lives. I comprehend the internal functions of the Court and what goes to risk for those coming on trial. I plan to take those experiences as well as use them as judge in cases coming prior to me.”
A graduate of UTC and also the Cumberland College of Regulation at Samford College, Mr. Exum is a native Chattanoogan and also has invested his entire regulation job of almost 15 years within the Hamilton Area court system. Specializing in the defense of police officers, initially -responders, federal government authorities and also personal events, Mr. Exum’s practice takes him to state and also federal courts throughout Tennessee and Georgia. In addition to his technique, he additionally functions as Administrative Hearing Policeman for Collegedale and also Red Financial institution hearing residential or commercial property and zoning violations and also rendering decisions on these infractions. The hearings require plaintiffs to existing evidence to him, which needs timely choices on the advantages of each situation.
Outside of job, Mr. Exum as well as his partner Jennifer are moms and dads to a young son. They are participants of Mount Carmel Baptist Church. Mr. Exum has actually worked as a Little League coach for years and also acts as a coach for high school trainees with Tennessee Accomplishes and also is a routine volunteer for Lawful Help of East Tennessee supplying representation to those needing legal solutions.
Mr. Exum claimed, “Judiciary positions should never be deemed political offices. It is very important to have professionals who have spent their occupations practicing law in courtrooms where they know the treatments, court professionals and also the kinds of situations coming before the Court. I have actually invested my whole profession doing just that and if I’m honored to work as Judge of Department II of the Hamilton Region Circuit Court, I will attempt to meet the high requirement set by Court Hollingsworth.”
Local civic leader Nick Decosimo is working as treasurer for the Committee to Elect Jim Exum.