- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Retiring Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary Wade has accepted a position leading Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law.

Wade tells WBIR-TV (https://on.wbir.com/1VLliy6) he will start as dean of the law school on Sept. 9, a day after he steps down from the bench. At Lincoln Memorial, he will also have the title of vice president.

Before being named to the Supreme Court in 2006, Wade had served on the state Court of Criminal Appeals since 1987. He was previously mayor of Sevierville for 10 years and the city attorney for Pigeon Forge for a decade before that.

He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and holds a law degree from the UT College of Law.

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Information from: WBIR-TV, https://www.wbir.com/


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