Lewis and Perry Counties have a new Public Defender
February 3, 2022
A Lawrenceburg-based lawyer is now the public's defense attorney for Lewis and Perry counties in Hohenwald and Linden.
"I have just taken a job as an assistant public defender in the 21st Judicial District," said William J. "Bill" Eledge who was hired by 21st Judicial District Public Defender Greg Burlison.
Eledge "started the first of this month," Burlison said. As an assistant public defender in Lewis and Perry counties, Eledge succeeds Beverly White, Burlison said. "White has moved to the public defender's office in the 22nd District working in Giles County."
Nearly a decade ago, Eledge...