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 5, 2022
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today to consider three candidates for a criminal court vacancy in the11th Judicial District, which covers Hamilton County. This vacancy was created by the...
August 2, 2022
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today to consider five candidates for a criminal court vacancy in the Sixth Judicial District, which covers Knox County. This vacancy was created by the...
July 22, 2022
Davidson County Criminal Court Judge Mark Fishburn received the Jack Norman, Sr. Award at the annual Nashville Bar Association (NBA) Law Day Luncheon.Judge Fishburn is only the fourth judge to be...
July 15, 2022
Circuit Court Judge Thomas W. Graham officially retired on June 30, 2022, after serving four terms on the bench."l was elected the hard way," said Judge Graham. "When I say that, I mean I had to...
July 12, 2022
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider three applicants for the criminal court vacancy in the 11th judicial district, which includes Hamilton County. This vacancy was created by the...

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