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.

May 6, 2021
Longtime 25th Judicial District Circuit Judge Joe H. Walker III, has announced his retirement, effective July 1, 2021. To commemorate his years of service, a portrait of Judge Walker was recently...
April 29, 2021
Twentieth Judicial District Chancellor Anne C. Martin has been named this year’s recipient of the Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey Award, an honor bestowed each year by the Lawyers’ Association for Women...
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 22, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider six applicants for the circuit court vacancy in the 19th judicial district, which includes Montgomery and Robertson counties. This vacancy was created...
April 9, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission began accepting applications for a circuit court vacancy in the 10th Judicial District, which covers Bradley, Polk, McMinn, and Monroe counties, on March 25, 2021....

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