Laurence M. McMillan, Jr., To Seek Re-election as Chancellor for the 19th Judicial District
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) –Laurence M. McMillan, Jr., has announced that he will seek re-election as Chancellor for the 19th Judicial District serving both Robertson and Montgomery Counties.
Chancellor McMillan graduated, with honors, from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1987 where he was a member of the Tennessee Law Review. He began his law practice in the Nashville office of Barnett and Alagia, a 212 lawyer firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. Upon his return to his hometown of Clarksville in September 1992, he continued his law practice until appointed Chancellor in December, 2004 by Governor Phil Bredesen.
Chancellor McMillan was certified as a Civil Trial Specialist in 2001 by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and has served on its Board of Examiners. In 2014, Chancellor McMillan served as special judge on the Tennessee Court of Appeals for the Middle Section of Tennessee, and also served on the Tennessee Supreme Court Worker’s Compensation Panel. Chancellor McMillan is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, as well as the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. Chancellor McMillan was admitted to practice before the Tennessee Supreme Court in October 1987 and appeared as an attorney in over 23 counties throughout the State of Tennessee.
“It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as Chancellor for the 19th Judicial District over the past 17 years. Along with the extraordinary Clerk and Masters and Judicial Assistants who have served with me, I am extremely proud of the well-earned reputation of the Chancery Court as an efficient forum where probate, property, contract and domestic relations matters are heard and resolved in a timely manner.”
Chancellor McMillan is a sixth generation Clarksvillian and is the son of the late Judge Laurence M. McMillan, Sr., and the late Mary Helen Brown McMillan.