NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt is not the only intense, focused and driven person on the bench in the state.
Those traits also describe Janice M. Holder, who sits on another kind of bench. She will be sworn in Tuesday as chief justice of the state Supreme Court.
Holder, 58, of Memphis becomes the first woman to serve as Tennessee chief justice. She will be one of 20 women chief justices nationwide, according to the National Center for State Courts in Williamsburg, Va.
Holder said she's familiar with Summitt, but she's uncertain if they're alike.
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