The General Sessions Music City Community Court, Division VIII (8) was founded by Judge Rachel L. Bell in 2012. Since its inception, the court has piloted several community initiatives focused on preventive and diversionary justice focused on the concept, that “Justice does not stop at the courthouse steps” and charged to all it can do to help break the playground (school) to prison pipeline and restore/rehabilitate lives.
We have reached our maximum number of registrations.
Please wait for the 2019 schedule for the Expungement Clinic dates.
If you need to get your record expunged, please visit the Criminal Court Clerk’s office.
They are open Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and located on the 2nd floor of the Justice A. A. Birch Building 408 2nd Ave. N Suite 2120, Nashville, TN 37201.
You can reach the clerk’s office at 615-862-5601.
December 15,2018 – EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC, Saturday, December 15, 2018 to be hosted at Andrew Jackson Boys & Girls Club 916 16th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208. Limited to the first 100 registered. NO Walk-Ins!
October 4, 2018 – Press Release, Exciting News!! General Sessions Music City Community Court receives grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to Implement a Community Court diversionary program called C.A.R.E. (Creating Avenues for Restoration & Empowerment) to serve offenders aged 18-26
September 15, 2018 – Press Release, Expungement Clinic with the National Prison Summit to be hosted on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Cathedral of Praise, 4300 Clarksville Highway, Nashville, TN 37218. Limited to the first 100 registered.
July 23, 2018 – EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC, Saturday, August 18, 2018 to be hosted by New Covenant Christian Church AT 9:00 a.m. – 2201 Osage St, Nashville, TN 37208.
LIMITED TO THE FIRST 100 REGISTRANTS!! NO WALKINS!!
June 22, 2018 – Press Release- EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC, Saturday, July 21, 2018 to be hosted by Centerstone at Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 9:00 a.m. – 937 Herman Street Nashville, TN 37208 – LIMITED TO THE FIRST 100 REGISTRANTS!! NO WALKINS!! — To register, please click here…
May 17, 2018 – Press Release- Expungement Clinic, Saturday, June 9, 2018 to be hosted at The Village Church located at Fifty Forward in Madison, TN, address- 301 Madison Street, Madison, TN 37115. Limited to the first 100 registered.
April 12, 2018 – Press Release- EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC, Saturday May 12, 2018 to be hosted at Salvation Army at 9:00 a.m.- 611 Stockell Street, Nashville, TN 37207- LIMITED TO THE FIRST 100 REGISTRANTS !!!
July 27, 2017 – Judge Rachel and the Bordeaux North Nashville Literacy Partnership host Book Fiesta Ceremony for R.E.A.C.H. (Reaching Every Aspiring Child’s Horizon) at MNPS, Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet Elementary School.
July 13, 2017 – Judge Rachel host the Government Module from the General Sessions Music City Community Court FUTURE Internship Summer program for the Dr. Katherine Y. Brown Leadership Academy’s International Cohort.
February 28, 2017 – Press Release- G.S. Music City Community Court- Saturday-Pro Se Indigence Docket & Expungement Clinic to be hosted on Saturday, March 4, 2017 19, 2016 at 8 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church- Antioch Location, 2261 Murfreesboro Rd. Nashville, TN 37217- LIMITED TO THE FIRST 200 REGISTRANTS!!
November 4, 2016– Press Release- G.S. Music City Community Court- Pro se Indigency Docket & Expungement Clinic to be hosted on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 8 a.m. at Nehemiah Missionary Baptist Church, 916 16thAve. N., Nashville, TN 37208
October 1st, 2016 – Press Release – G.S. MUSIC CITY COMMUNITY COURT, Division VIII EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC & PRO SE INDIGENCYDOCKET with Judge Rachel L. Bell & Community Partners at Watson Grove- 1415 Horton Ave., Nashville, TN 37212
August 10, 2016 – Press Release – Davidson County General Sessions Expungement Clinic Brings Court to the Community with Judge Rachel L. Bell
May 24, 2013 – Press Release – Davidson County General Sessions Court Judge Rachel L. Bell is sponsoring a Bordeaux Community Beautification and Cleanup Planning Meeting for Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm at Metro’s North Police Precinct 2231 26th Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37208.