Circuit Court




Circuit Court - A court of record, Felony criminal cases, grand jury consideration, civil actions $25,000 & over, worker compensation, personal injury, wrongful death, and jury trials. The Circuit Court Clerk's office is responsible for managing all records for the Civil and Criminal divisions. The staff is responsible for performing the internal clerical operations for both courts as defined by law.

Circuit Court Judge


Judge Donald E. Parish
Circuit Court Judge, 24th Judicial District
P.O. Box 9, Huntingdon, Tennessee 38344
Phone: (731) 986-7801
Fax: (731) 986-7803


Education

  • University of College of Law, 1979-1981
    Doctor of Jurisprudence with High Honors
    Order of the Coif
    Scholastic Merit Honoree
  • University of Tennessee, 1977-1979
    Bachelor of Science with Highest Honors
    Phi Kappa Phi
    Scholastic Merit Honoree
  • Jackson State Community College, 1975-1977
    Associate of Science Magna Cum Laude
    Phi Theta Kappa
    Scholastic Merit Honoree
  • Huntingdon High School, 1975

Vocational

  • Tennessee Circuit Court Judge, Twenty Fourth Judicial District, 2006-Present
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Panel
  • Private practice of law, 1981-2006
  • Huntingdon Municipal Judge, 1981-2006

Circuit Court Judge


Judge Charles Creed McGinley
Circuit Court Judge, 24th Judicial District
P.O. Box 548, Savannah, Tennessee 38372
Phone: (731) 925-1176



Education

  • University of Memphis Law School, 1976
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1973

Vocational

  • Tennessee Judicial Conference, 1988-Present
  • Served on Executive Committee (numerous terms), Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of TJC
  • Tennessee Judicial Conference Foundation Board Member
  • Former President, Tennessee Trial Judges Association (2 terms)
  • Tennessee Judicial Academy, faculty, 1990-present
  • Commission on the Future of the Tennessee Judicial System, Court Executive Team Member
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Member, Tennessee Supreme Court's Commission on Gender Fairness


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