Updated November 22, 2018

Christopher V. Sockwell of Lawrenceburg was sworn in Tuesday afternoon as Circuit Court judge for the 22nd Judicial District.

Retiring Judge Robert Jones administered the oath of office to Sockwell who will replace Jones who retired in October.

The 22nd Judicial District includes Giles, Lawrence, Maury and Wayne counties.

Sockwell has practiced with the law firm Boston, Holt, Sockwell & Durham in Lawrenceburg since 1993.