Court of Appeals

Created by the General Assembly in 1925, the Court of Appeals hears appeals in civil—or non-criminal—cases from trial courts and certain state boards and commissions. The court has 12 members who sit in panels of three. The panels meet monthly in Jackson, Knoxville and Nashville. When necessary, the court may meet in alternate locations. Learn more here.

February 14, 2019
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider 14 applicants when it meets to select nominees for the Court of Appeals opening in the Western Division created by the appointment of...
January 31, 2019
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the Court of Appeals vacancy created by the appointment of Brandon O. Gibson as Senior Advisor in the Office of the...
January 8, 2019
Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee announced his appointment of Judge Brandon Gibson to serve as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Governor, a cabinet-level position.“Brandon is a principled...
August 20, 2018
Edward Terry Sanford, born and raised in Knoxville, is one of only six Tennesseans to have served on the Supreme Court of the United States (1923-30) and the only one with undergraduate degrees from...
May 9, 2018
Two judges who were instrumental in the long fight to desegregate Nashville’s public schools will be honored Friday at the third annual Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund Luncheon.The luncheon...

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