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.

November 14, 2019
Tennessee is proud to be home to a great number of military veterans whose past service will forever be an honor to both their state and country. These veterans hail from every corner of the state...
October 23, 2019
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission began accepting applications for a Criminal Court Judge in the 6th Judicial District, which covers Knox County, on October 8.  After the October 22 deadline,...
October 18, 2019
The Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct has named Judge Marshall L. Davidson III as its new disciplinary counsel.  Judge Davidson will begin serving as disciplinary counsel on January 1, 2020....
October 8, 2019
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Criminal Court Judge in the 6th Judicial District, which covers Knox County. This vacancy was created by the retirement of the...
September 30, 2019
The Tennessee Supreme Court today assigned Chancellor Anne C. Martin to hear cases for the Business Court Docket Pilot Project, which seeks to provide all Tennessee businesses and citizens a...
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