As of Thursday morning, five men have qualified for the position of Circuit Judge in the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit.  The seat is being left open by Judge Ralph Hill who has announced his plans to retire this summer.

Brian House, Mike Giglio, Chris Arnt, Bill Rhyne and Larry Stagg have all submitted themselves for the seat. House, Giglio, Arnt and Stagg are all from Catoosa County and Rhyne is from Walker County.

The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit covers Walker, Dade, Catoosa and Chattooga counties.