MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - President Trump nominated Sen. Mark Norris (R-Collierville) and attorney Thomas Lee Robinson Parker for district judge on the United States District Court for the western district of Tennessee.
Norris has served as State Senate Majority Leader since 2007. He's been in the Tennessee State Senate since 2000.
Parker is currently a shareholder in Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC's Memphis office. Prior to joining the law firm, he served as an assistant United States attorney in the Western District of Tennessee for nine years.
Both nominees must still be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
Lt. Governor Randy McNally released the following statement of Sen. Norris following the nomination: