Courts

May 24, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court heard oral arguments from two cases today, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville in front of nearly 600 high school students, as part of Boys...
May 24, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld an attorney’s five-year suspension and $7,500 in restitution, concluding that the sanctions were not arbitrary or capricious or characterized by an abuse of...
May 23, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has reversed a decision of the Court of Appeals, which declined to award attorney’s fees on appeal in a post-divorce proceeding.In the underlying final divorce decree of...
May 19, 2017
2017 marks the 17th year in a row that the Tennessee Supreme Court will hold oral arguments before high school students at American Legion Boys State. The Court session is just one element of...
May 18, 2017
Six state court chief justices recently signed a charter in support of the Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative (RJOI), which has developed an action plan with strategies to combat the growing opioid...
May 18, 2017
Waverly D. Crenshaw Jr. dreamed of becoming an attorney as a child growing up in Nashville. A trail-blazing civic leader, he became the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District...
May 15, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 30th Judicial District – Shelby County. Judge Robert L. Childers has informed the governor...
May 15, 2017
On Saturday, April 8, volunteers came together for a free legal clinic at Campbell Chapel Baptist Church to help members of the public in Bolivar, Tennessee, get their criminal records expunged....
May 12, 2017
The Judges of the 17th and 22nd Judicial Districts invite you to attend a CLE Seminar and Luncheon, "Bench/Bar Relations and Rules of Practice" on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m at...
May 12, 2017
Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management attracted approximately 150 mediators and attorneys from across the Tennessee as well as surrounding states for its annual Southeast Conference...