Announcements

The General Sessions Court has issued an Administrative Order with changes to the docket schedule effective March 8, 2021. Click here to see the March 2021 GS Administrative Order.

 

The General Sessions Court has issued an Administrative Order adopting a Support Person Protocol beginning Monday, December 7, 2020. Click here to see the Support Person Order.

 

Effective immediately, all motions and petitions that do not require a judicial signature on the original document, are allowed to be filed via email with the Criminal Court Clerk. These filings should be sent to cccemailfiling@jisnashville.gov

 

The Office of the Criminal Court Clerk is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (Central)

If documents need to be filed after 4:00 p.m., please visit the State Warrant and Bond Office, which is open 24 hours each day seven days a week, located at the new Downtown Detention Center:

440 Third Avenue North
Nashville TN 37201

Expungement Information

Expungement Eligibility

  • Dismissed, Nolle, No True Bill, Not Guilty, Retired – no fee required.
  • Conditional Pleas and/or Pretrial Diversion/Intervention cases may qualify – if so, a $100.00 fee is required.
  • All fines/court costs must be paid in full, including expungement fee (if applicable).
  • Payment by personal check, money order or cashier’s check will be subject to a 10-day hold prior to processing expungement requests.

Expungement Form click here…

Expungement via 40-32-101(g)(h)(k) 

Expungement via 40-32-101(g)(h)(k) eligibility questions click here.

Out-of-State/Mail In expungement information

To get in touch with a clerk regarding the Out-of-State/Mail In expungement process click here

Forms

Download Forms

Certified Criminal Background Check Form
Order of Continuance Form
Expungement of Criminal Record Form
General Sessions Appeal Form
General Sessions Set Aside Form
Petition to Return Evidence
Trial Court Guilty Plea Petition
Restricted Drivers License Form
Bond Source Hearing Request
Request to Increase Collateral Order
Request to Decrease Collateral Order
Trial Date Certificate
General Sessions Court Guilty Plea Petition
40-32-101(g) Expungement Packet General Sessions
40-32-101(g) Expungement Packet Criminal
40-32-101(k) Expungement Packet General Sessions
40-32-101(k) Expungement Packet Criminal
40-32-101(k) Expungement Packet Joint
Claim Form under T.C.A. 40-33-101
Form Petition under T.C.A. 39-11-701

Subpoena Request Form

Voter Restoration Form

Support Person Protocol and Application

Staff Directory

Main Office Phone 615-862-5601


Howard Gentry

Criminal Court Clerk
Phone: 615.862.5611 E-mail: Howard.Gentry@nashville.gov

Julius Sloss

Chief Deputy Clerk
Phone: 615.862.5663 E-mail: Juliussloss@jis.nashville.org

Administration
Bailey, Patricia — Mr. Howard Gentry
Executive Assistant to the Criminal Court Clerk
E-mail: pat.bailey@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 25611

Wattenbarger, Gina — Mr. Julius Sloss
Administrative Assistant to the Chief Deputy Clerk
E-mail: GinaWattenbarger@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 25663

Kiefer, Nick — Director of State Trial Courts, Criminal Court Clerk
E-mail: nicholas.kiefer@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 25624

McNaney, Patti — Director of General Sessions Courts, Criminal Court Clerk
E-mail: patti.mcnaney@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 25650

Patterson, Stephanie — Director of Finance / Customer Information
E-mail: StephaniePatterson@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 25627

Rooker, Amy — Director of HR
E-mail: amyrooker@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-4211 Ext – 24211

Sullivan, Andy — Director of Information Technology / Compliance
E-mail: andysullivan@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 25612

Finance
Gross, Jay — Finance Division Administrator
E-mail: jay.gross@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 25616

Sparkman, Kyle — Deputy Clerk, Finance – Accounting
E-mail: kyle.sparkman@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71440

Pryor, Karla — Deputy Clerk, Finance – Accounting
E-mail: KarlaPryor@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71416

Clark, Casey — Deputy Clerk, Finance – Accounting
E-mail: CaseyClark@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71388

Hadley, Crystal — Deputy Clerk, Finance – Cashier
E-mail: crystal.hadley@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71397

Flanary, Kim — Deputy Clerk, Finance – Cashier
E-mail: KimFlanary@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71423

Coleman, Rita — Deputy Clerk, State Traffic
E-mail: rita.coleman@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71377

Somoza, Dianne — Deputy Clerk, Finance – Cashier
E-mail: DianneSomoza@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71409

Customer Information
Bowman, Irma — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: IrmaBowman@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71372

Smith, Michael — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: michael.s.smith@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71390

Gregory, Diane — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: diane.gregory@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71399

McFarland-Merriwether, Janet — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: JanetMcFarlandMerriwether@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 76217

Cannon, Denise — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: DeniseCannon@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71398

Flowers, Donna — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: donna.flowers@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71401

Bell, Capria — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: CapriaBell@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71415

Herrera, Brenda — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: BrendaHerrera@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71405

Walker, Ronan — Deputy Clerk, Customer Information
E-mail: RonanWalker@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71387

Compliance    Phone: 615-880-3838
Hardy, Rashaad — Deputy Clerk, Compliance Officer
E-mail: RashaadHardy@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71247

Belcher, Cedric — Deputy Clerk, Compliance Officer
E-mail: CedricTBelcher@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71396

Morgan, Aloha — Deputy Clerk, Compliance Officer
E-mail: AlohaMorgan@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71538

Velez, Nachaly — Deputy Clerk, Compliance Officer
E-mail: NachalyVelez@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71449

Cagle, Kimberly — Deputy Clerk, Compliance Officer
E-mail: KimberlyCagle@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71400

Courts
Barr, Heather — Deputy Clerk, Appeals
E-mail: heather.barr@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71420

Kernell, Tim — Deputy Clerk, Case Prep
E-mail: TimMKernell@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71463

Schade, James — Deputy Clerk, Bonding Company
E-mail: james.schade@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71407

Marlin, Rebecca — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division l Judge Dozier
E-mail: RebeccaMarlin@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71437

Murphy, Nicole — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division l Judge Dozier
E-mail: nicole.murphy@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71406

Wise, Barbara — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division ll Judge Dalton
E-mail: barbara.wise@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71457

Jarrett, Teresa — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division ll Judge Dalton
E-mail: TeresaJarrett@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71426

Laird, Michael — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division lll Judge Blackburn
E-mail: michaelblaird@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71380

Booth, Makenzie — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division lll Judge Blackburn
E-mail: MakenzieBooth@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71411

Randolph, Toya — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division lV Judge Norman
E-mail: ToyaRandolph@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71454

Chandler, Kim — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division lV Judge Norman
E-mail: kim.chandler@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71375

Treadway, Cortnie — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division V Judge Watkins
E-mail: CortnieTreadway@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71435

Ford, Melissa — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division V Judge Watkins
E-mail: Melissa.Ford@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71417

Williams, Jacquline — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division Vl Judge Fishburn & 2 Circ Judge McClendon
E-mail: jacquline.williams@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71394

Bowen, Lindsey — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division Vl Judge Fishburn
E-mail: LindseyPBowen@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 76208

Garrett, Jason — Deputy Clerk, Criminal Division
Division Vl Judge Fishburn
E-mail: jason.garrett@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71433

Ross, Stanley– Deputy Clerk, Criminal
E-mail: StanleyRoss@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71653

Miller, Grant — Deputy Clerk, File Archives
E-mail: GrantMiller@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71460

Rabick, John — Deputy Clerk, File Archives
E-mail: JohnRabick@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71443

Greene, Lakisha — Deputy Clerk, Expungements
E-mail: LakishaGreene@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71418

Hupka, John — Deputy Clerk, Expungements
E-mail: JohnHupka@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71382

Owens, Brandi — Deputy Clerk, Expungements
E-mail: BrandiOwens@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71403

Front Counter
Machado, Lillian — Front Counter Team Lead
E-mail: lillian.machado@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71412

Grayer, Dante — Deputy Clerk, Front Counter
E-mail: dantegrayer@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71369

Jones, Ron — Deputy Clerk, Front Counter
E-mail: RonOJones@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71374

Owens, Harvey — Deputy Clerk, Front Counter
E-mail: harvey.owens2@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71427

Serrano, Cinthia — Deputy Clerk, Front Counter
E-mail: CinthiaSerrano@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71408

Standifer, Rick — Deputy Clerk, Front Counter
E-mail: RickStandefer@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71371

General Sessions Court
Nevils, Malcolm — General Sessions
Division 1 Judge Robinson
E-mail: MalcolmNevils@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71442

Downing, Brent — General Sessions
Division ll Judge M. Blackburn
E-mail: brent.downing@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862.5601 Ext – 71419

McKinnie, Mary — General Sessions
Division lll Judge Escobar
E-mail: mary.mckinnie@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71402

Du, Matthew — General Sessions
Division lV Judge Walker
E-mail: matthew.du@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71376

Walker, Mike — General Sessions
Division V Judge Turner
E-mail: michael.walker@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71455

Taylor, Kenneth — General Sessions
Division Vl Judge Mondelli
E-mail: KennethTaylor@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71422

Crafton, Jeff — General Sessions
Division Vll Judge Higgins
E-mail: Jeff.Crafton@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71381

DeLeon, Carlos — General Sessions
Division Vlll Judge Bell
E-mail: luis.deleon@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71404

Peebles, Natasha — General Sessions
Division lX Judge Jones
E-mail: natashapeebles@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71439

Hughes, Gabrielle — General Sessions
Division X Judge Coleman
E-mail: GabrielleHughes@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71384

Torrence, Joey — General Sessions
Division Xl Judge Holt
E-mail: joey.torrence@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71451

Word, Elaine — Deputy Clerk, General Sessions
E-mail: elaine.word@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71414

Denson, Jesse — Deputy Clerk, General Sessions
E-mail: JesseDenson@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71429

Brooks, Tammy — Deputy Clerk, Citations
E-mail: tammy.brooks@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71438

Lammers, Sherry — Deputy Clerk, Citations
E-mail: SherryLammers@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71446

Warrant & Bond Office
Cook, Deborah — Bond Office Supervisor
E-mail: DeborahCook@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5670

Dyer, Deborah — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: deborah.dyer@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5670

Gordon, Monica — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: monica.gordon@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5670

Lawerence, Regina — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: regina.lawrence@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5670

Wilson, Deanna — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: deanna.wilson@nashville.gov
Phone: 615.862-5670

Scruggs, Shawn — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: ShawnScruggs@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5670

Vaughn, Tiffany– Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: TiffanyVaughn@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5670

Davis, Eric — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: EricDavis@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5670

Hatcher, Lajoyce — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: LajoyceHatcher@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5670

Young, Nanette — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: NanetteYoung@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5670

Baynham, Joe — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: JoeBaynham@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5670

Harris, MarJaniece — Deputy Clerk, Warrant / Bond Office
E-mail: MarJanieceHarris@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5670

Information Technology
Amber Johnson — IT Support Analyst
E-mail: amberkjohnson@jis.nashville.org
Phone: 615.862-5601 Ext – 71392