Administration Office

According to the Metro Charter, the office of the Court Administrator assists the presiding judge with the improvement in the efficiency and operation of the Metropolitan General Sessions Court. These duties, include but are not limited to, the following: daily operations, budget and fiscal management, personnel management, office automation management, manage multiple courtrooms’ digital recording system, assist in resolving court facility issues, court interpretative services coordination, manage supplemental court security personnel and preparation of the annual report.

Overview of Principal Services

Daily manage the Court’s budget for FY 2021 of $12,763,000 with a total of 147 court personnel review, oversee, and/or process various Metro R-12 Business system transactions:

  • Over 2,211 payment transactions totaling over $762,500
  • Over 1,600 revenue transactions totaling over $1 million
  • Over 2000 personnel cost transactions (Payroll & Benefits) totaling over $11,550,000.
  • The estimated number of total phone calls handled in 2020-21 by all services: Over 12,000
  • Manage Master Calendar for all Courtrooms for special hearings/events: 382
  • The number of web e-mails received from the public and acted upon: 199
  • The number of General Services work orders submitted by the Court Administration office: 114

Mailing Address:

General Sessions Court
Administration Office
Justice A.A. Birch
408 2nd Ave. N.
Suite 1140
P.O. Box 196300
Nashville, TN 37219

Phone: (615) 862-8317