Stacy L. Lynch sworn in

Local attorney Stacy L. Lynch takes her oath of office, administered by Judge Tim Brock. Lynch will serve as the county family court first juvenile referee.

Coffee County court filled its first judicial juvenile referee, Stacy L. Lynch, an attorney with the Hull, Ray, Rieder, Ewell, Lane and Lynch law firm, Monday at the Justice Center in Judge Brock’s Courtroom.

“I am excited to embark on this new adventure,” Lynch told family, coworkers and friends gathered for the event.

“I totally believe in the difference family courts can make,” she said.

 Director of Drug Court Mike Lewis called the position a “significant addition to the treatment courts for families in Coffee County.”

He added, “The position is funded through a grant received for the Coffee County Drug Court Foundation from the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts and Tennessee Department of Children’s Services.”

The position would help to keep families together and reunite others separated by the court system. 

John has been with the Manchester Times since May 2011. He covers Lifestyles in addition to handling education reporting and general news assignments.John has won Tennessee Press Association awards for Best News Photo and placed in numerous other categories. John is a 1994 graduate of Tullahoma High School, a graduate of Motlow State Community College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Middle Tennessee State University. He lives in Tullahoma, and enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Mitsy, and his 17-month-old, Sean.

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John has won Tennessee Press Association awards for Best News Photo and placed in numerous other categories. He is a graduate of THS, Motlow and MTSU. He lives in Tullahoma, and enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Mitsy, and his 17-month-old, Sean.

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