Whether you were just involved in a car accident, are awaiting an upcoming court appearance, or just need some information about local resources, the Nashville car accident lawyers at Matt Hardin Law put together this list of contact information for judicial and city websites in the area.
Davidson County General Sessions Court Judges
If you have a car accident claim and need to go to court, you will most likely be scheduled for a hearing in the Metropolitan General Sessions Court. This court is located at the Justice A.A. Birch Building near downtown Nashville and is staffed by 11 judges who served eight-year terms and hear cases ranging from misdemeanor and felony crimes to civil lawsuits and traffic citations.
The current judges in the Metropolitan General Sessions Court in Davidson County/Nashville include:
Division I: Judge Gale B. Robinson
Phone: (615) 862-5571
Division XI: Judge John Aaron Holt
Phone: (615) 880-3683
Davidson County Circuit Court Judges
Circuit courts are courts of general jurisdiction in Tennessee. These courts hear cases ranging from civil to criminal as well as appeals of decisions made by Juvenile, Municipal, and General Sessions courts throughout the state.
The Circuit Court judges in District 20 (Nashville) include:
Judge Joseph P. Binkley
Phone: (615) 862-5915
Judge Thomas White Brothers
Phone: (615) 862-5917
Judge Hamilton V. Gayden
Phone: (615) 862-5901
Judge Kelvin D. Jones
Phone: (615) 880-2591
Judge David Randall Kennedy
Phone: (615) 862-5990
Judge Amanda McClendon
Phone: (615) 862-5905
Judge Philip Robinson
Phone: (615) 862-5907
Judge Philip E. Smith
Phone: (615) 862-5910
Helpful Links for Nashville Car Accident Victims
The following links may provide helpful information for you and your family if you have a pending case in the Davidson County courts system:
If it’s your first time being in court, you will probably have many questions about the process. Ask your Nashville car accident attorney and check out this list of frequently asked questions on the Davidson County courts website.
Check out the official Nashville Police Department’s website to find out information about city safety initiatives, contact information for your local precinct, forms to report aggressive drivers and possible criminal activity, and file a request for police to observe traffic in your neighborhood.
This resource provided by the city of Nashville offers real-time information about recent car accidents that occurred in or around the city limits within the past few hours. This information can help drivers determine where traffic accidents are most likely to occur in the city.
This page allows drivers like you to report dangerous or aggressive drivers in Nashville to the local police precincts. You can report the area where the incident occurred, a description of the vehicle and driver, the number of incidents witnessed, and a description of what happened during each incident.
Tennessee Department of Transportation Traffic Information
Before you head out on a road trip through the Volunteer State, check TDOT’s traffic map and highway information system to anticipate or avoid any routes with major accidents or road closures.
The Nashville car accident attorneys at Matt Hardin Law hope these resources are helpful to you and your family during the aftermath of your car accident. We know how confusing this time can be, but the more information you have about car accidents, the court system, and how your local government responds to traffic accidents, the more comfortable you will feel pursuing the compensation you deserve.
If you have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to contact our legal team at fill out a free online consultation form. We’re here to help you in any way we can.