Municipal Judges

  • Tim Francavilla (Division I)
  • Dan Brown (Division II)


  • Rhea Clift
  • Phillip Walker

Bartlett City Court

  • Division I Court: Wednesdays at 8 a.m.
  • Division II Court: Mondays at 12 p.m.

Location and Contact Information

Bartlett City Court
3730 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN 38133
Phone: 901-385-5580
Fax: 901-385-6455


Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Map to Bartlett City Court


From the City Charter: The jurisdiction of the city judge shall extend to the trial of all offenses in violation of the ordinances of the city and shall be concurrent with the court of General Sessions of Shelby County, Tennessee in all cases for violation of the criminal laws of the state.


The Municipal Judges, who are elected for terms of eight years, presided over Municipal (City) Court.

Court Rules

  • No weapons are allowed in the Bartlett Justice Complex
  • No backpacks, large bags, or purses are allowed.  As a general rule, cell phones and men or women size wallets are the only items allowed on one’s person. *Exceptions may be allowed for medical reasons and or children’s personal needs.
  • All persons, bags, and packages are subject to search
  • Proper attire is required at all times to enter the court:
    • No hats/caps may be worn
    • No tank, halter or mid-riff tops, mini-skirts or shorts
    • No bare feet or flip-flops
    • No inappropriate or distasteful logos on clothing
    • All shirts must be tucked inside pants
    • Pants must be worn at the waist
  • No standing or talking in the court room unless addressing the court or other court personnel
  • Speak quietly in the lobby while court is in session
  • All cell phones, pagers, radios or other electronic devices must be turned off. No texting is allowed inside the court room
  • No drinking, eating or chewing gum is allowed in the court room
  • ADA If you are a person with a qualified disability and need assistance, please call the Local ADA Coordinator at 901-222-2341