Governor Appoints Kyle Hixson 6th Circuit Criminal Court Judge

December 10, 2019

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee appointed Kyle Hixson to serve as a criminal court judge for the 6th Judicial District to fill the Honorable Bob McGee’s vacancy. The 6th Judicial District Criminal Court covers Knox County.

"Kyle is a dedicated public servant with an extensive background in complex criminal litigation," said Govenor Lee. "We are proud to announce this appointment and appreciate his willingness to serve."

Hixson has experience at every level of the state criminal justice process, serving two stints in the Office of the Knox County District Attorney General and representing the State of Tennessee before multiple federal and state courts. A graduate of the University of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee College of Law, Hixson resides in Knoxville with his wife Rachel and their three daughters. Outside of the courtroom, Hixson serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law in Trial Practice at his alma mater.