February 20, 2024
The Board of Judicial Conduct issued a public reprimand of Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Skahan. Read the reprimand here.

February 5, 2024
The Executive Committee of the Tennessee Judicial Conference, which represents all state judges, recently sent a letter to Governor Bill Lee, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton and members of the Tennessee General Assembly to increase funding for indigent representation…

Judge Mary Wagner
February 1, 2024
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Judge Mary L. Wagner to the Tennessee Supreme Court. “Mary is a highly qualified judge who will bring significant experience to the Tennessee Supreme Court,” Governor Lee said. “Her understanding and respect for the rule of law and…

January 26, 2024
The Board of Judicial Conduct has recommended that the Tennessee General Assembly remove Judge Melissa Boyd, a criminal court judge in the 30th Judicial District (Shelby County), from office. Read the recommendation here.

Judge Terry Fann is sworn in by retired Judge Mark Rogers
January 12, 2024
Encouragement. That is the single word that best defines 16th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Terry Fann’s journey to becoming a judge. Judge Fann was appointed by Governor Bill Lee in November 2023 to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of  Judge Mark Rogers. “My youngest son was married in…

Chancellor Pamela Fleenor accepts the SETLAW Lioness of the Bar Award
January 9, 2024
The Southeast Legal Association for Women (SETLAW) awarded 11th Judicial District (Hamilton County) Chancellor Pamela Fleenor with their Lioness of the Bar Award recently in Chattanooga. “I’m very humbled by that and honored because, first of all, the prior recipients are people I admire,” said…