Judicial Resources

This section of the website offers information, forms and other resources for judges, clerks and administrative staff for the Tennessee court system. For additional assistance or questions, please contact the Administrative Office of the Courts at 615-741-2687.

Judicial Application Information

When there is a trial or appellate court vacancy, the official notice will be posted on this site.

Where there is a vacancy to be filled, the Governor's Commission on Judicial Appointments reviews and recommends applicants for the governor’s consideration. The governor may then appoint one of the recommended applicants to fill the vacancy. For more information about the nomination process, please read the judicial application instructions.

To apply for a vacancy, interested candidates must complete the application questionnaire and waiver. The application and waiver can be downloaded in various formats below.

Judicial Application Instructions

Judicial Application - Word

Judicial Application Waiver - Word

Judicial Application Waiver - PDF

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Application - Word



Circuit Court - 22nd Judicial District

Circuit Court - 21st Judicial District

Chancery Court - 30th Judicial District

Map of Judicial Districts

Learn more about the courts in each county. Explore the Map.