Fleenor, Bennett, Philyaw Are Winners In Bar Association Poll; Sell Has Highest Rating Among Sessions Judges

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Chancellor, Part 1, candidate Pam Fleenor and Circuit Court judge, Division 1, candidate J.B. Bennett were winners in a poll conducted among members of the Chattanooga Bar Association.

Juvenile Judge Rob Philyaw won the poll for juvenile judge.

Officials said 34 percent of the CBA membership took part in the poll.


Chancellor, Part 1

Pam Fleenor 75.58 percent

Joe Manuel 25.42 percent

 Circuit Court judge, Division 1

J.B. Bennett 85.34 percent

Catherine Cate White 9.91 percent

Stuart James 4.74 percent

Juvenile Court judge

Rob Philyaw 92.44 percent

Yolanda Mitchell 7.56 percent

Attorney James has since withdrawn from the race.

Incumbent General Sessions Court judges were also graded by the attorneys.

Christie Mahn Sell 99.15 percent

Clarence Shattuck 98.76 percent

Lila Statom 95.05 percent

Gary Starnes 90 percent

David Bales 84.26 percent

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