News

December 5, 2018
Sixth Judicial District Criminal Court Judge Steven W. Sword was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees at his alma mater, King University.Judge Sword graduated magna cum laude from King in 1992...
December 4, 2018
The Trial Vacancy Commission met today, Tuesday, December 4, 2018, to consider six candidates for the 20th Judicial District Chancery Court vacancy.There is an upcoming vacancy in this position due...
November 30, 2018
It has been more than six months since the grand opening of the new Rutherford County Judicial Center in Murfreesboro. The 200,000-square-foot, $73 million facility was constructed to replace the...
November 28, 2018
The Memphis Bar Association's Young Lawyers' Division honored Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Gina C. Higgins with the 2018 Chancellor Charles A. Rond Memorial Award for Outstanding Judge of the...
November 20, 2018
The Honorable Carol L. McCoy stepped down from her role as a chancellor on the 20th Judicial District Chancery Court in 2016. Those visiting or working at the Metropolitan Courthouse will still get...
November 15, 2018
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today appointed Christopher V. Sockwell of Lawrenceburg as CircuitCourt Judge for the 22nd Judicial District, replacing Judge Robert Jones, who retired in October....
November 14, 2018
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today appointed Jennifer L. Smith of Nashville as Criminal Court Judge for the 20th Judicial District, which serves Davidson County. Smith replaces Judge Seth...
November 13, 2018
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider six applicants when it meets on Tuesday, December 4 in Nashville to select nominees for a seat on the 20th Judicial District Chancery Court. This...
October 29, 2018
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today appointed Kathryn Wall Olita of Clarksville as Circuit Court judge for the 19th Judicial District, which serves Montgomery and Robertson counties. The appointment...
October 9, 2018
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today appointed Darrell L. Scarlett of Murfreesboro as Circuit Court judge for the 16th Judicial District, which serves Rutherford and Cannon counties. The...