NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed John C. Rambo as chancellor of the 1st Judicial District that serves Washington, Unicoi, Carter and Johnson counties.
Rambo replaces Chancellor G. Richard Johnson, who resigned in June.
Rambo has served as Washington County attorney since 1999 and as municipal judge in Jonesborough since 2003. He worked as a solo practitioner from 2008-2012.
The 43-year-old has trial experience in chancery, circuit and federal courts.