Kyle A. Hixson

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge

Year Elected/Appointed


Previous Employment

  • 6th Judicial District Criminal Court Judge 2020-2022
  • Deputy District Attorney General, Sixth Judicial District 2014-2019
  • Assistant Attorney General, Tennessee Attorney General and Reporter, Nashville 2012-2014
  • Assistant District Attorney General, Sixth Judicial District 2008-2012


J.D. The University of Tennessee College of Law, 2008
B.S. The University of Tennessee, 2005


  • Order of the Coif
  • Robert E. Pryor Award of Excellence in Advocacy
  • 40 under 40, 2019 Honoree


  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court, Barrister
  • The Federalist Society, Knoxville Lawyers Chapter

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Tennessee
  • Supreme Court of Tennessee
  • (865)215-2509 (P)


400 Main Street
Suite 159
Knoxville, TN 37902