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Criminal Court of Hamilton County

201 West 7th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Criminal Court Judges

Judge Barry Steelman, Division I

Deborah Gann, Secretary, Phone: 209-7574

Judge Rebecca Stern, Division II

Shelly King, Secretary, Phone: 209-7560

Judge Don Poole, Division III

Nancy Pledger, Secretary, Phone: 209-7555

Criminal Court Clerk

Gwen Tidwell, Clerk

Gwen Tidwell, Clerk

Gwen Tidwell, Clerk
102 Courts Building
600 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Phone: (423) 209-7500
Fax: (423)209-7501

Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

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Arraignments & Motions will be heard on Fridays. Motions filed by Tuesday at 4:00PM will be heard on Friday (10 days after filing date). This is necessary because dockets are printed one week in advance.