Circuit Court 16th Judicial Dist Division 3


409 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

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- Upcoming Dockets -

Monday 8/25 :

9:00 AM: Cannon County

3:00 PM: Civil Motion

Tuesday 8/26:

9:00 AM: Revocations

Wednesday 8/27:

9:00 AM: Revocations

Thursday 8/28:

Open Date*

Friday 8/29:

Open Date*

* Attorneys may contact Sandra Allen, Judicial Assistant, at (615) 898-8074, to set cases on these dates.


- Legal News -

Judge Siskin elected Presiding Judge of 16th Judicial District:

Beginning September 1, 2014, Judge Keith Siskin will assume the role of Presiding Judge of the Sixteenth Judicial District.  Pursuant to T.C.A. Sec. 16-2-509, the Trial Judges of each Judicial District elect one member of the Judiciary to serve as Presiding Judge each year.  The Presiding Judge is responsible for assigning cases to the other Judges in the District, and for taking any actions necessary to correct any condition adversely affecting the administration of justice in the District.  The Sixteenth Judicial District includes Rutherford and Cannon Counties.

Judge Siskin sworn in for upcoming term:

On August 19, 2014, Judge Siskin took the oath of office for his upcoming term on the Circuit Court, which begins on September 1, 2014.  The oath was administered at the Cannon County Courthouse by Senior Judge Don Ash.

Pictured, from left to right, are Circuit Judges Keith Siskin, David Bragg, and Royce Taylor, and Senior Judge Don Ash.

Justice Sharon Lee elected Chief Justice of Tennesse Supreme Court:

Beginning September 1, 2014, Justice Sharon Lee will assume the role of Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.  Justice Lee won a retention election for an eight-year term on the Court in the August 7, 2014 statewide election.

Justice Sharon Lee


- Activity in Pending Cases -

State v. Derrick Himes

Trial Dates: September 9-12, 2014

State v. Domynik Green

Pre-Trial Motions: September 15, 2014

State v. Kenny Hughes

Trial Dates: September 30-October 3, 2014

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


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