Press Releases

June 24, 2021
Tenth Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Larry H. Puckett will retire from the bench at the end of June, after nearly 24 years serving the people of Bradley, McMinn, Monroe, and Polk Counties. He...
June 23, 2021
The new Tennessee State Library & Archives is a treasure trove for judges and attorneys searching for historical information related to court cases, legislative history, or personal records that...
June 18, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission began accepting applications for the Chancellor in the 26th Judicial District, which covers Chester, Henderson and Madison counties, on June 3, 2021. After the...
June 17, 2021
The trial judges from across Tennessee recently paid tribute to Chief Justice Jeff Bivins for his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. The chief justice is the head of the judicial branch. ...
June 16, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Wednesday, June 16, to consider five candidates for the 19th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 19th judicial district covers...
June 15, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 24th Judicial District, which covers Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin and Henry counties. This vacancy...
June 14, 2021
Davidson County General Sessions Court Judge Lynda Jones was awarded Nashville Cable’s Spirit of Leadership award on June 9, 2021. The Spirit of Leadership Award recognizes a Cable member who...
June 11, 2021
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced two judicial appointments.“I am proud to announce the appointment of these highly qualified individuals and value the experience they will bring to their...
June 11, 2021
Taking an oath to uphold the constitutions and conduct oneself with honesty, fairness, integrity, and civility is the final step in a long journey to becoming an attorney. For this year’s newest crop...
June 8, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants for the circuit court vacancy in the 7th judicial district, which includes Anderson County. This vacancy was created by the retirement...
June 8, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 25th Judicial District, which covers Fayette, Hardeman, Lauderdale, McNairy, and Tipton counties. This...
June 3, 2021
One of the highlights of the year for the Tennessee Supreme Court is holding a SCALES (Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students) program at Tennessee American Legion Boys State and...
June 3, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Chancery Court Judge in the 26th Judicial District, which covers Chester, Henderson and Madison counties. This vacancy was created...
June 2, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that the Tennessee statute that limits noneconomic damages in a personal injury action to $750,000 is a single cap for all claims asserted in the personal...
June 2, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Wednesday, June 2, to consider six candidates for the 19th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 19th judicial district covers...
June 1, 2021
The TNCourts website launched a new history and milestones feature today in honor of Tennessee's 225th anniversary of statehood. The multimedia elements review the court system's history dating back...
June 1, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court today reversed a decision that applied a residential-use-only restriction to subdivision lots that were sold before the restriction was created.  The Court held that...
May 28, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court has two cases set for its June 3, 2021 docket. These cases will be heard using livestream video conferencing and will be livestreamed to the TNCourt's YouTube page: ...
May 25, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 7th Judicial District, which covers Anderson County. This vacancy was created by the retirement of the...
May 14, 2021
 The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Friday, May 14, to consider six candidates for the 14th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 14th judicial district covers Coffee County....
May 14, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court today issued an Order that will continue to ease the current restrictions on in-person proceedings. Today’s Order reduces the required space between people in the...
May 11, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants for the circuit court vacancy in the 19th judicial district, which includes Montgomery and Robertson counties. This vacancy was...
April 28, 2021
ATJ Commission and Partners Unite for Communities in NeedThe Tennessee equal justice community continues to provide opportunities for Tennesseans to connect to civil legal help throughout the month...
April 27, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 19th Judicial District, which covers Montgomery and Robertson counties. This vacancy was created by the...
April 27, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court has one case set for its April 28, 2021 docket. This case will be heard using livestream video conferencing. It will be livestreamed to: https://www.youtube.com/user/...