Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts


The Appellate Court Clerk's office works for the Tennessee Supreme Court, Tennessee Court of Appeals and Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. Relative to these Courts, the primary responsibilities of the Office of the Appellate Court Clerk include:

  1. filing and processing all briefs, motions and other documents for cases on appeal;
  2. scheduling all oral arguments;
  3. filing all orders and opinions issued; and
  4. notifying all parties to appeals of all filings.

The dedicated staff with 30 employees are located at the Supreme Court buildings in Nashville, Knoxville, and Jackson, Tennessee.