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February 2, 2023

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Dwight E. Tarwater to the Tennessee Supreme Court and…


Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton with the AWA Honorees
January 27, 2023

The YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee recognized the Honorable Angelita Blackshear Dalton, Davidson County Criminal Court Judge, at its 31st Annual…


January 17, 2023

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Chancellor in the 7th Judicial District, which covers Anderson County. The…


January 11, 2023

The Board of Judicial Conduct issued a Public Reprimand for Meigs County General Sessions Judge Casey Stokes. Read the Public Reprimand here. 


January 11, 2023

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee appointed…


January 10, 2023

Sixth Judicial District Criminal Court Judge Hector Sanchez was recently featured in Knox New's 40 Under 40 as well as WVLT's Going My Way segment. Judge Sanchez was appointed to the bench by Governor Bill Lee in September 2022 and is the state's first Hispanic trial court judge. Both media…


January 4, 2023

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments met today to consider five applicants for an upcoming vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court. The vacancy was created by the announcement of the retirement of the Honorable Sharon G. Lee, effective August 31, 2023.

After holding a public…


December 21, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee presented awards in the Tennessee Appellate Court’s Eastern Division to the following state employees for their years of service: Missy McConkey (25 years); Renee Hammond (20 years); Jennifer Rosser (15 years); Sally Goade, Tammy Capps, and Rebekah Bradley (10…


December 12, 2022

The Tennessee Supreme Court today appointed Sarah Keith of Knoxville and Donald Capparella of Nashville as new members on the Tennessee Advisory Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure. Judge Jennifer L. Smith, a criminal court judge in the 20th Judicial District, was…


December 12, 2022

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider five candidates when it meets to select nominees for the Tennessee Supreme Court vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Sharon G. Lee, effective August 31, 2023.

The applicants are: