District 12

Honorable Courtney C. Lynch

Serving Bledsoe, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Rhea and Sequatchie counties

Office Locations


Winchester, TN

Alma mater(s)

University of Alabama; Vanderbilt University School of Law

Election history

Elected in 2022

Gen. Courtney Lynch opened a private practice after graduating from law school in 2001. She proudly served the citizens of the 12th Judicial District for ten years before being elected District Attorney General in 2022. Gen. Lynch considers teaching other prosecutors and law enforcement officers a highlight of her career. She has been married to her husband Brooks for 24 years, and they have raised their three children - Isaac (19), Evan (16), and Olivia (16) - on their family farm.


Winchester Church of Christ

Number and types of courts in your district:

6 Circuit/Criminal Courts, 6 General Sessions Courts, 6 Juvenile Courts

Notable things about your district:

The 12th Judicial District is the second largest district by number of counties in Tennessee. The district borders two states and occupies two separate time zones. 

The 12th is home to the University of the South at Sewanee and Bryan College in Dayton, TN. The famous Scopes Trial Courthouse is located in Dayton, and is on the registry of National Historic Places. The largest Tennessee Department of Corrections facility in the state is located in Bledsoe County.



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Dayton Criminal Office

375 Church St., Suite 300
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-4468
Fax: (423) 775-2805

Winchester Criminal Office

3162 Tullahoma Highway
Winchester, TN 37398
Phone: (931) 962-1144
Fax: (931) 962-1165

Jasper Criminal Office

P.O. Box 1058
309 Betsy Pack Dr.
Jasper, TN 37347
Phone: (423) 942-5289
Fax: (423) 942-5670

Dayton Child Support

391 Main St., Suite C
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-5222
Fax: (423) 570-0692

Winchester Child Support

3162 Tullahoma Highway
Winchester, TN 37398
Phone: (931) 962-1158
Fax: (931) 962-1160

Jasper Child Support

P.O. Box 1058
307 Betsy Pack Dr.
Jasper, TN 37347
Phone: (423) 942-3538
Fax: (423) 942-6305