It is no secret that Gary Wade has an impeccable understanding of the legal system, but nonetheless he said receiving the honor of his new title required a lot of dedication.
“To become Chief Justice, it is a long and winding road,” Wade said. “It has been an interesting journey.”
Announced Aug. 7, Wade will be sworn in as the 29th Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sept. 5. Governor Bill Haslam will administer the ceremonial oath to Chief Justice Wade at the Knoxville Bar Association’s annual dinner, an event designed to honor the Supreme Court.
Wade will succeed Chief Justice Cornelia Clark, who has served as chief justice since Sept., 2010.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.