General Sessions Judges Gather for Annual Conference

February 28, 2017
 
More than 150 general sessions judges from across Tennessee have gathered in Nashville this week to attend the annual General Sessions Judges Conference.
 
At the conference, judges are attending workshops and continuing legal education events.
 
General Sessions Court jurisdiction varies from county to county based on state laws and private acts. Every county is served by this court of limited jurisdiction, which hears both civil and criminal cases.
Belmont University College of Law Dean and former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales provides opening remarks to the judges.

Judge Vicki Snyder (Paris, Tenn.), Judge Tommy Moore (Dresden, Tenn.) and President of General Sessions Conference Judge Jimmy Smith (Union City, Tenn.) along with Belmont University College of Law Dean and former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales