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.

April 9, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission began accepting applications for a circuit court vacancy in the 10th Judicial District, which covers Bradley, Polk, McMinn, and Monroe counties, on March 25, 2021....
April 8, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 19th Judicial District, which covers Montgomery and Robertson counties. This vacancy was created by the...
April 7, 2021
Retired Judge James Kenneth Porter, who served as a circuit court judge in the 4th Judicial District, passed away on April 5, 2021, one day shy of his 87th birthday. Judge Porter retired from the...
March 30, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 14th Judicial District, which covers Coffee County. This vacancy was created by the retirement of the...
March 25, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 10th Judicial District, which covers Bradley, Polk, McMinn, and Monroe Counties. This vacancy was created...

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