Circuit Court 16th Judicial Dist Division 3


505 Rutherford County Judicial Building
20 Public Square North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Phone: (615) 898-8074
Fax: (615) 898-8013

Welcome to Circuit Court, Division III

Serving the Citizens of Rutherford and Cannon Counties

M. Keith Siskin, Judge

- This Week in Circuit Court -

The Administrative Judge for February 8-12 is Judge Rogers.

Monday 2/8:

9:00 AM: Circuit Orders of Protection; Chancery Orders of Protection

Tuesday 2/9:

9:00 AM: Chancery Docket

Wednesday 2/10:

9:00 AM: Chancery Docket

Thursday 2/11:

9:00 AM: Circuit Docket

Friday 2/12:

9:00 AM: Circuit Motion Docket

- Legal News & Announcements -

Court-Ordered Auction to Occur in Cannon County on 2/20/16 at 10:00 AM :

Judge Roger Page Appointed to Tennessee Supreme Court:

Governor Bill Haslam has appointed Judge Roger Page, formerly of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, to fill the vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.  Read the Governor's press release here.

New Local Rules for Bondsmen in 16th Judicial District Adopted:

As of November 18, 2015, new Local Rules for Bondsmen have been adopted.  These rules apply in all of the Courts of the 16th Judicial District.

Cannon County Clerk & Master Nathan Nichols Announces New Office Hours :

Beginning on November 2, 2015, the Cannon County Clerk & Master's office will be open for business as follows:*

     MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, & FRIDAY: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     WEDNESDAY:  8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


*Hours may vary occasionally based on staffing considerations; however, we will not open later than 8:00 a.m. or close earlier than 4:00 p.m. (Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.).


- The Court and the Community -

Judge Siskin sponsored a group of local attorneys for admission to the United States Supreme Court Bar.

Pictured, from left to right, are Bert McCarter, Travis Lampley, Judge J.S. Daniel, Sonya Wright, Barbara Marie Penland-LaFevers, Judge Siskin, Lisa Bell, Thomas Parkerson, Stan Bennett, and Kirk Catron.  Photograph taken in East Conference Room of United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

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Judge Siskin spoke to a pack of local Cub Scouts about the Court system.

- Courtroom Assignments for Judges -

The Trial Judges of the Sixteenth Judicial District hold Court in the following courtrooms:

Judge J. Mark Rogers Room 210
Chancellor Howard W. Wilson Room 306
Judge Royce Taylor Room 411
Judge David Bragg Room 419
Judge M. Keith Siskin Room 507

Please Note: The Circuit Judges regularly hear Chancery cases by interchange, and the Chancellor regularly hears Circuit cases by interchange.  Occasionally, the Judges swap courtrooms depending upon the size of their dockets.  Please check with the Clerk's Office [Chancery - (615) 898-7860; Circuit Civil - (615) 898-7820; Circuit Criminal - (615) 898-7812] to make sure you know where to go for your hearing!

For the latest docketing announcements and news from the Court: @TNCourt16JD

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