Davidson County General Sessions Court Judges

Judge’s Judicial Overview

The Metropolitan General Sessions Court of Nashville-Davidson County is a high-volume limited jurisdiction Court that hears civil, misdemeanor, felony, traffic, environmental, and metropolitan ordinance violations. This Court is served by 11 judges that are elected to an eight-year term. There are also 5 law-trained judicial magistrates that handle the probable cause hearings in the issuance of a criminal warrant and 1 referee that handles the environmental cases and other non-traffic metro ordinance violations.