Judge Amy Hollars to Speak at Democratic Party’s Reorganization Convention

March 27, 2019
By: Dwayne Page

Circuit Court Judge Amy Hollars will be the guest speaker at the DeKalb County Democratic Party’s Biennial Reorganization Convention on Saturday, April 6.

The convention will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Northside Elementary School cafeteria located at 400 North Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN 37166.

Local Democrats will elect the Officers and Executive Committee for DeKalb County for a two-year term. All Democratic residents who are eligible voters of DeKalb County are urged to attend to discuss the party’s agenda and events for 2019-2020. For more information, contact Jordan Wilkins at 615-215-8450.

Judge Hollars has served on the bench since 2009 when she was appointed by then Governor Phil Bredesen to succeed her father Judge John Turnbull who resigned.

Elected to serve out the remaining four years of her father’s unexpired term in 2010, Judge Hollars was elected to her first full eight year term in 2014.

Hollars holds degrees from the University of the South and Vanderbilt University and received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law. She previously served on the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. She and her husband James Hollars have three children.

Judge Hollars will be introduced to speak at the convention by local attorney Sarah Cripps. Bonnie and Charles Collier will provide LIVE music. Refreshments will also be served.