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 3, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Tuesday, August 3, to consider candidates for the 24th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 24th judicial district includes Benton, Carroll...
July 28, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider three applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the Third Judicial District, which covers Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, and Hawkins counties. This vacancy...
July 22, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court has appointed Judge Thomas J. Wright as a senior judge for a term of four years, effective September 1, 2021. Judge Wright is currently a circuit court judge in the state’...
July 22, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Thursday, July 22, to consider five candidates for the 25th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 25th judicial district includes Fayette,...
July 16, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Friday, July 16, to consider five candidates for the 7th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 7th judicial district covers Anderson...

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