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May 24, 2024
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is currently accepting applications for judicial positions in the 4th, 19th, and 23rd Judicial Districts. The new positions are effective September 1, 2024. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. CDT.  Applicants must be an attorney…

May 21, 2024
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today in Gallatin to consider nine applicants for a circuit court judge vacancy in the 18th Judicial District, which covers Sumner county. The new judicial position was created by the Tennessee General Assembly through Public Chapter No. 600, enacted March 27…

May 1, 2024
Courtesy of: The National Judicial College After 22 years of teaching judges, Tennessee Senior Judge Don Ash will retire as a regular faculty member at the National Judicial College. Judge Ash has taught nearly 1500 judges from around the country and world and has taught 50 courses in just over…

April 22, 2024
Retired Sixth Judicial District Circuit Court, Division III, Judge Wheeler A. Rosenbalm passed away on April 21. “Judge Rosenbalm was a very good man, a brilliant lawyer and an extremely well-respected judge who served on the bench for twenty-two years,” said Knox County Circuit Court Judge…

April 18, 2024
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider nine applicants when it meets Tuesday, May 21 in Gallatin to select nominees for a circuit court judge vacancy in the 18th Judicial District, which covers Sumner county. The new judicial position was created by the Tennessee General Assembly through…

April 17, 2024
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants when it meets Monday, May 20 in Columbia to select nominees for a circuit court judge vacancy in the 22nd Judicial District, which includes Giles, Lawrence, Maury and Wayne counties. This vacancy will be created by the upcoming…

March 28, 2024
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 18th Judicial District, which covers Sumner county. This vacancy was created by the newly-established Circuit Court Judge position in the 18th Judicial District effective September 1, 2024. Qualified…

February 20, 2024
The Board of Judicial Conduct issued a public reprimand of Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Skahan. Read the reprimand here.

February 5, 2024
The Executive Committee of the Tennessee Judicial Conference, which represents all state judges, recently sent a letter to Governor Bill Lee, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton and members of the Tennessee General Assembly to increase funding for indigent representation…

February 1, 2024
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Judge Mary L. Wagner to the Tennessee Supreme Court. “Mary is a highly qualified judge who will bring significant experience to the Tennessee Supreme Court,” Governor Lee said. “Her understanding and respect for the rule of law and…