Circuit, Criminal, Chancery & Business Courts

Tennessee’s 95 counties are divided into 31 judicial districts. Within each district are Circuit Courts and Chancery Courts, as provided by the state constitution. Some districts also have legislatively established Criminal Courts and Probate Courts. Judges of these courts are elected to 8-year terms. Learn more here.

August 14, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 17th Judicial District – Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, and Moore Counties. The 17th District...
August 3, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider nine applicants when it meets August 30, 2017 in Chattanooga to select nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 11th Judicial District – Hamilton...
August 3, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 16th Judicial District – Rutherford and Cannon Counties. The 16th District Circuit Court...
August 3, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Criminal Court judge vacancy in the 20th Judicial District – Davidson County. The Honorable J. Randall Wyatt, Jr. has informed...
August 1, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider eight applicants when it meets August 24, 2017 in Dandridge to select nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 4th Judicial District – Cocke,...
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