CHANCELLOR SMITH’S CALENDAR

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the volume of cases filed in Wilson County, our available court dates are filled quickly. We encourage attorneys with cases in other counties to set those cases in their respective counties, as our docket must accommodate the cases filed in Wilson County. Also, if your case settles, regardless if you are representing the plaintiff or defendant in a case, please contact our office at your earliest convenience and make sure your case has been removed from the docket. This will greatly assist our office in offering much needed court time to other cases.

Chancellor Smith presides over a circuit of five counties:  Jackson County, Macon County, Smith County, Trousdale County and Wilson County.  Below is the yearly calendar outlining his term of court in each County:

MONTHLY SCHEDULE:
Chancellor Smith presides over a circuit of five counties: Jackson County, Macon County, Smith County, Trousdale County and Wilson County. Below is the yearly calendar outlining his term of court in each County:

January: Wilson County – 1st Monday for the entire month.

February: Smith County – 1st Monday for 1 week
Trousdale County – 4th Monday for 1 week

March: Wilson County – 1st Monday for the entire month.

April: Jackson County – 1st Monday for 1 week
Macon County – 1st Monday for 1 week

May: Wilson County – 1st Monday for the entire month.

June: Smith County – 1st Monday for 1 week
Trousdale County – 4th Monday for 1 week

July: Wilson County – 1st Monday for the entire month.

August: Jackson County – 1st Monday for 1 week
Macon County – 1st Monday for 1 week

September: Wilson County – 1st Monday for the entire month.

October: Smith County – 1st Monday for 1 week
Trousdale County – 4th Monday for 1 week

November: Wilson County – 1st Monday for the entire month.

December: Jackson County – 1st Monday for 1 week
Macon County – 1st Monday for 1 week

SCHEDULING:
Motion Days: Motion Days are typically the first Tuesday of the first full week and the last Wednesday of each month Chancellor Smith is in term in Wilson County. All matters set on this day should be fifteen minutes or less in duration. All motion days begin at 9:00 a.m.

Scheduling a Hearing: When calling to schedule a hearing, please have the style of the case; the docket number; the date you would like to have the case to be heard; the amount of time requested; and the name of each attorney of record.

Location: Court for Chancellor Smith in Wilson County is held at the Wilson County Judicial Center, 134 South College Street, 2nd Floor, Lebanon, Tennessee. Court on all matters begins promptly at 9:00 a.m., unless other arrangements have been made with the Clerk & Master.

Chambers: Chancellor Smith holds Court in his Chambers in Hartsville, Trousdale County, Tennessee, on the first and third Friday of each month. Matters heard are limited to fifteen (15) minutes or less. To schedule a hearing date in Chambers, please contact his assistant, Kathy, at 615-374-2183.

Holiday Calendar: Our office observes all federal holidays, with the exception of Columbus Day.