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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...
May 11, 2017
 Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia Clark, Sharon G. Lee and Holly Kirby served on a panel as part of the Southeast Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women's (SETLAW) Ladies of Justice "...
May 11, 2017
Source:  Nashville Bar AssociationWith over 355 people in attendance, the Nashville Bar Association hosted their annual Law Day Luncheon on Friday, May 5, 2017—this year centering around the...
May 11, 2017
The 2017 Tennessee Clerks of Court Board of Directors, Education Committee and the Administrative Office of the Courts presented the Tennessee Clerks of Court Spring Seminar May 9-11, 2017. Court...
May 11, 2017
Nine people graduated from Davidson County Veterans Court and were celebrated on Monday, May 8, 2017. General Sessions Judge Melissa Blackburn presided over the ceremony, and also presides over...
May 8, 2017
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark and professionals from the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners attended the Annual Bar Admissions Conference sponsored by the National Conference of Bar...
May 8, 2017
Justice Roger Page was the keynote speaker for the Jackson-Madison County Bar Association Law Day luncheon on May 5, 2017 in Jackson. Held annually, Law Day celebrates and reflects upon the...
May 8, 2017
Members of the Tennessee legal community presented at the ABA Equal Justice Conference in Pittsburgh recently. Former Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice (ATJ) Commission Chairman Buck Lewis is...
May 5, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear three cases on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn.  The details of the cases are as follows:Tuesday, May 9, 2017Chuck’s Package Store, et al. v. City...
May 1, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed James Hawkins’s premeditated murder conviction and sentence of death for the 2008 murder of Charlene Gaither, Mr. Hawkins’s long-term girlfriend and the...
May 1, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today (Monday) to consider six applicants for the impending Circuit Court vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District, which serves Sullivan County. The vacancy will...
April 28, 2017
Source: The Daily Post-AthenianTennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon Lee was the keynote speaker at this year’s McMinn County Youth Government Day luncheon that recognizes outstanding students and...
April 25, 2017
Source: UT College of LawFormer Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Chairman, UT College of Law alumnus and Memphis attorney George T. "Buck" Lewis, III of Baker Donelson, has been elected a...
April 20, 2017
State Supreme Court Justices and judges from across the South have gathered in Nashville this week for the National Center for State Courts' Juvenile Justice Reform Summit (MacArthur Summit)....
April 19, 2017
In a family dispute over land in Davidson County, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that, where two persons own land as joint tenants with a right of survivorship, if one of them transfers her...
April 19, 2017
Several general sessions judges attended the International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Systems Change.The conference, "focused on sexual assault, intimate partner violence,...