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August 21, 2017
Judge Timothy R. Brock of Coffee County was awarded the McCain-Abernathy Award by the Tennessee Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (TCJFCJ) for his exceptional service in advancing juvenile...
August 21, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today Thursday, September 14, 2017, to consider seven applicants for the Criminal Court vacancy in the 20th Judicial District – Davidson County. The vacancy was...
August 16, 2017
Jason Ray brought a lawsuit in federal court in West Tennessee seeking money damages for an alleged violation of his civil rights.  Mr. Ray pled guilty in 2013 to theft of property over $60,000...
August 14, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 17th Judicial District – Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, and Moore Counties. The 17th District...
August 10, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed a public reprimand for Knoxville attorney Danny C. Garland, II, based on his professional misconduct.  In 2014, the Tennessee Board of Professional...
August 4, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has increased a hearing panel’s recommended punishment of a public censure and suspended Paul Julius Walwyn from the practice of law for one year.  He will serve six...
August 3, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 16th Judicial District – Rutherford and Cannon Counties. The 16th District Circuit Court...
August 3, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Criminal Court judge vacancy in the 20th Judicial District – Davidson County. The Honorable J. Randall Wyatt, Jr. has informed...
August 1, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider eight applicants when it meets August 24, 2017 in Dandridge to select nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 4th Judicial District – Cocke,...
July 28, 2017
The Administration of Children and Families (ACF) held their Human Trafficking Regional Meeting in Miami, Florida this week. Groups from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North...
July 26, 2017
The Joint Ad-Hoc Tennessee Blue Ribbon Task Force on Juvenile Justice is hereby authorized and directed to study, evaluate, analyze, and undertake a comprehensive review of the state’s juvenile...
July 23, 2017
 Chief Justice Jeff Bivins, Tennessee Supreme Court, statement on the passing of Judge Keith Siskin, Circuit Court Judge of the 16th Judicial District for Cannon and Rutherford Counties: ...
July 21, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today (Friday, July 21, 2017) to consider five applicants for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 30th Judicial District, which serves Shelby County. The vacancy...
July 20, 2017
Judge J. Randall Wyatt, Jr., after humbly serving the citizens of Davidson County as a judge for forty-three years, has announced his retirement, effective September 1, 2017. Since first being...
July 14, 2017
Five judges were honored on July 12, 2017 in the Atrium at the City-County Building in Knoxville with a portrait unveiling.  They were honored for their more than 130 combined years of service...
July 14, 2017
Source:  Hamilton County HeraldLegal Aid of East Tennessee, Tennessee Faith and Justice Alliance, the Christian Legal Society and the Chattanooga Gospel Justice Initiative are working together...
July 12, 2017
The Administrative Office of the Courts has approximately $200,000 in grant funding available for the development or continuation of initiatives that will address the needs of divorcing, divorced, or...
July 12, 2017
In 2015, the Tennessee Supreme Court established the Indigent Representation Task Force to study and make recommendations concerning many issues surrounding Tennessee’s system of representation for...
July 11, 2017
The 2017 Tennessee Judicial Conference (TJC) recently held its annual conference in coordination with the Tennessee Bar Association in Kingsport.  This year, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals...
July 11, 2017
The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) annually hosts the world's largest conference on treatment courts and criminal justice reform. With more than 30 tracks and hundreds of...
July 11, 2017
Tennessee, like many states across the country, has been experiencing a continued shortage of court reporters to record trials in our criminal courts. In addition, specialized court reporter schools...
July 10, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court Judge vacancy in the 11thJudicial District – Hamilton County. The Honorable W. Neil Thomas, III has informed the...
July 7, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court Judge vacancy in the 4th Judicial District – Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson, and Sevier Counties. The Honorable Ben...
July 6, 2017
Nashville, Tenn. – The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court Judge vacancy in the 4th Judicial District – Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson, and Sevier Counties...
July 6, 2017
A ceremony and reception will be held Saturday, July 8, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2nd Saturday Legal Aid Clinic, or 2SLAC, serving the Memphis community.The event will be from 1 p.m....