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Hon. Harold Wimberly Jr.
Knox County Circuit Court
Division II Candidate
University of Tennessee
University of Tennessee College of Law
Harold Wimberly Jr., Circuit Court Judge for the State of Tennessee since February 2, 1987, is seeking reelection to the office of Circuit Court Judge Division II, Knox County, Tennessee.
I have become very passionate about adoptive services. I believe it is an important aspect of my judicial service to find children loving homes through the adoption process. My greatest honor was receiving the Bill Williams Service Award last year for outstanding achievement in the area of adoption services.
What attributes do you possess that make you qualified for this position?
Top Three Issues: I have served Knox County as Circuit Court Judge, Division II for 27 years. I believe that in order to administer the law, you must have the experience, temperament, and professionalism necessary to make hard decisions. I have proven myself over the course of my career to have the integrity necessary to hear cases in a fair and impartial manner and I would like to continue to serve the people of Knox County in this manner for another term.