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June 16, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Wednesday, June 16, to consider five candidates for the 19th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 19th judicial district covers...
June 15, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 24th Judicial District, which covers Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin and Henry counties. This vacancy...
June 15, 2021
The Tennessee judiciary is mourning the loss of State of Tennessee Deputy Budget Director Mike Dedmon, who worked closely with the judicial branch on state budget issues. He was 54. Dedmon...
June 15, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court today issued an interim rule for the special three-judge panels passed in the General Assembly in May. The interim rule is available here.
June 14, 2021
Davidson County General Sessions Court Judge Lynda Jones was awarded Nashville Cable’s Spirit of Leadership award on June 9, 2021. The Spirit of Leadership Award recognizes a Cable member who...
June 11, 2021
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced two judicial appointments.“I am proud to announce the appointment of these highly qualified individuals and value the experience they will bring to their...
June 11, 2021
Taking an oath to uphold the constitutions and conduct oneself with honesty, fairness, integrity, and civility is the final step in a long journey to becoming an attorney. For this year’s newest crop...
June 8, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants for the circuit court vacancy in the 7th judicial district, which includes Anderson County. This vacancy was created by the retirement...
June 8, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 25th Judicial District, which covers Fayette, Hardeman, Lauderdale, McNairy, and Tipton counties. This...
June 3, 2021
One of the highlights of the year for the Tennessee Supreme Court is holding a SCALES (Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students) program at Tennessee American Legion Boys State and...
June 3, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Chancery Court Judge in the 26th Judicial District, which covers Chester, Henderson and Madison counties. This vacancy was created...
June 2, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that the Tennessee statute that limits noneconomic damages in a personal injury action to $750,000 is a single cap for all claims asserted in the personal...
June 2, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Wednesday, June 2, to consider six candidates for the 19th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 19th judicial district covers...
June 1, 2021
The TNCourts website launched a new history and milestones feature today in honor of Tennessee's 225th anniversary of statehood. The multimedia elements review the court system's history dating back...
June 1, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court today reversed a decision that applied a residential-use-only restriction to subdivision lots that were sold before the restriction was created.  The Court held that...
May 28, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court has two cases set for its June 3, 2021 docket. These cases will be heard using livestream video conferencing and will be livestreamed to the TNCourt's YouTube page: ...
May 28, 2021
Monday, May 31 is Memorial Day, and many courthouses across the state will be hosting special ceremonies in observance of the holiday. Here is a partial list of services at county courthouses...
May 25, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 7th Judicial District, which covers Anderson County. This vacancy was created by the retirement of the...
May 18, 2021
Medical debt is an unwelcome burden with lasting repercussions for millions of Americans each year. Thankfully, the Hamilton County General Sessions Court is at the forefront of a new program that...
May 14, 2021
Children in foster care face a number of unique challenges as they navigate the educational system. For one thing, they are much more likely to suffer the residual effects of past trauma. They are...
May 14, 2021
 The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Friday, May 14, to consider six candidates for the 14th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 14th judicial district covers Coffee County....
May 14, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court today issued an Order that will continue to ease the current restrictions on in-person proceedings. Today’s Order reduces the required space between people in the...
May 11, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants for the circuit court vacancy in the 19th judicial district, which includes Montgomery and Robertson counties. This vacancy was...
May 6, 2021
Longtime 25th Judicial District Circuit Judge Joe H. Walker III, has announced his retirement, effective July 1, 2021. To commemorate his years of service, a portrait of Judge Walker was recently...
May 5, 2021
The Tennessee Faith and Justice Alliance recently held a webinar educating Tennessee faith leaders on how they can help in the fight against sexual assault. Henry County General Sessions and Juvenile...