Got this release in my inbox today – it’s a tad outside of Knox County, but here you are:
Elizabeth C. Asbury has announced her candidacy for the position of Chancellor of the 8th Judicial District. The district includes Campbell, Claiborne, Fentress, Scott and Union counties. She is a lifelong resident of Campbell County, TN and currently resides in Caryville.
Elizabeth has practiced law in the 8th Judicial District since graduating from the University of Tennessee – College of Law in 1985. From 1985 to 1993, she maintained a private practice. She then served from 1993-1998 as an Assistant District Attorney traveling the 8th Judicial District.
In 1998, she re-entered private practice with her father, Lee Asbury, and her brother, Robert Asbury. Her practice has served clients throughout the 8th Judicial District. She had the privilege of practicing law with her father, Judge Lee Asbury, until his death in 2006. Judge Asbury served as Criminal Court Judge for the 8th Judicial District. She continues to practice with her brother, Robert Asbury, in Jacksboro, Tennessee.
Elizabeth’s community involvement includes serving on the St. Mary’s of Campbell County Board of Directors, Caryville City Judge, Campbell County Planning Commission, LaFollette Housing Authority Board Member, REACHS Board Member, LaFollette Medical Foundation Board Member, Campbell County Agriculture Committee and she is an active member of the Jacksboro United Methodist Church.
She believes that it would be an honor to serve the citizens as Chancellor of the 8th Judicial District. The Committee to Elect Elizabeth C. for Chancellor has been formed with the Honorable Jack Cannon serving as Treasurer and Clarence Lowe as Campaign Manager.