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VOL. 112 | NO. 119 | Thursday, July 9, 1998

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The Memphis Bar Association announced the results of the associations Judicial Preference Election concerning all contested judicial and clerk races on Aug The Memphis Bar Association announced the results of the associations Judicial Preference Election concerning all contested judicial and clerk races on Aug. 6. Of the 2,800 attorneys who were mailed ballots, 1,041 or 37 percent voted. Ballots were mailed to all actively practicing Shelby County attorneys regardless of whether they were MBA members. The following candidates received the highest number of votes as "best qualified:" Circuit Court, Division 3, Judge Karen R. Williams; Chancery Court, Part 1, Chancellor C. Neal Small; Criminal Court, Division 2, W. Otis Higgs Jr.; Criminal Court, Division 8, Judge Chris Craft; Criminal Court, Division 9, Terry Harris; General Sessions, Division 1, Judge Lynn Cobb; General Sessions, Division 3, Judge John A. Donald; General Sessions, Division 5, Eugene S. "Chip" Forrester; General Sessions, Division 6, Gary Wilkinson; General Sessions, Division 9, Judge Joyce Broffitt; General Sessions, Division 10, Judge Anthony Johnson; General Sessions, Division 11, Judge Charles B. Gallagher; General Sessions, Division 12, Judge Horace O. Peirotti; Juvenile Court, Judge Kenneth A. Turner; Criminal Court Clerk, Bill Key; Probate Court Clerk, Chris Thomas; Collierville municipal judge, Judge William Craig Hall; Germantown municipal judge, Position 2, Judge Bob Brannon; and Millington municipal judge, Judge Charles W. Pruitt. The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar titled "The Wonderful World of Confiscated Cars" on Wednesday at noon at One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. The speaker will be Earl Buckles of The Cochran Law Firm. The cost is $20 for MBA members, $25 for non-members and $15 for non-attorneys before Monday. The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on Tennessees proposed new ethics rules and the business lawyer on July 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at One Commerce Square. The seminar offers three hours of dual (general or ethics) credit. The cost is $80 for MBA members, $90 for non-members and $25 for other attendees before Tuesday.

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PROPERTY SALES 80 401 13,843
MORTGAGES 99 439 16,005
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 19 63 2,202
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BANKRUPTCIES 49 276 8,926
BUSINESS LICENSES 23 136 4,701
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