Gov. Bill Lee Announces Judicial Appointments, All Three are NSL Alumni
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces three key judicial appointments for newly created state courts, and all three are Nashville School of Law alumni.
Shawn Fry ’96 – 13th Judicial District Criminal Court
Ashleigh Travis ’14 – 19th Judicial District Circuit Court
Julie Heffington ’13 – 22nd Judicial District Circuit Court
Fry is an attorney at Fry, Fry, Knight & Looper. He has a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Technological University and received his juris doctor from NSL in 1996. Clay, Cumberland, Dekalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam and White counties make up the 13th Judicial District.
Travis is a magistrate judge in the 19th Judicial District. She received her bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State University and her juris doctor from NSL in 2014. The 19th Judicial District covers Montgomery and Robertson counties.
Heffington is an attorney at Middle Tennessee Law Group. She attended Middle Tennessee State University and received her bachelor’s degree, and then earned her juris doctor from NSL in 2013. Giles, Lawrence, Maury, and Wayne counties make up the 22nd Judicial District.