Circuit, Criminal, Chancery & Business Courts

Tennessee’s 95 counties are divided into 31 judicial districts. Within each district are Circuit Courts and Chancery Courts, as provided by the state constitution. Some districts also have legislatively established Criminal Courts and Probate Courts. Judges of these courts are elected to 8-year terms. Learn more here.

May 21, 2019
The Trial Vacancy Commission met today, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, to consider four candidates for the 13th Judicial District Criminal Court vacancy which covers Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton,...
May 16, 2019
The Honorable James B. “Buddy” Scott, Jr., age 83, of Oak Ridge passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Judge Scott became the Anderson County Circuit and Criminal Court Judge in 1978 and was reelected...
May 16, 2019
The Advisory Task Force on Composition of Judicial Districts will hold a public hearing in Harriman on Monday, May 20 to receive comments from those interested in sharing their thoughts on judicial...
May 14, 2019
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Chancery Court Judge in the 24th Judicial District, which covers Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin, and Henry Counties. This vacancy...
May 8, 2019
The Nashville Bar Association recently bestowed one of its top honors on 20th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Joe P. Binkley Jr. at its recent 2019 Law Day luncheon in Nashville.At the luncheon...
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