Circuit, Criminal, Chancery & Business Courts

Tennessee’s 95 counties are divided into 31 judicial districts. Within each district are Circuit Courts and Chancery Courts, as provided by the state constitution. Some districts also have legislatively established Criminal Courts and Probate Courts. Judges of these courts are elected to 8-year terms. Learn more here.

June 21, 2016
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for an upcoming Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 30th Judicial District – Shelby County. Judge Donna M. Fields has informed the...
June 20, 2016
From WNPCFourth Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Duane Slone recently was presented the Tennessee Public Health Association’s Visionary Award for the Eastern Division of the State of Tennessee....
June 14, 2016
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today to consider five applicants for the impending Chancery Court vacancy in the 20th Judicial District, which serves Davidson County. The vacancy will be...
June 9, 2016
UPDATE: See photos from the day here.Declaring summer is officially here, Chief Justice Sharon Lee and Tennessee Bar Association President William L. Harbison, have issued a joint proclamation...
May 20, 2016
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants when it meets June 14, 2016 in Nashville to select nominees for the Chancery Court vacancy in the 20th Judicial District – Davidson...
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