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.

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 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 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...

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