Nashville-Davidson County’s Juvenile Court Judge Sheila Calloway, the Juvenile Court Magistrates, and the employees of Juvenile Court welcome you. Together we are responsible for making sure that every child and parent who passes through our court is met with justice, fairness, and hope. As described by Tennessee Code Annotated Section 37-1-101, the purpose of juvenile court is: “To provide for the care, protection, and wholesome moral, mental and physical development of the children coming within its provisions.” Using evidence based programs and services, Nashville’s Juvenile Court and the youth and families it serves are LEADING THE WAY.
Vision / Values / Mission
Davidson County Juvenile Court strives to be the national model for juvenile justice by taking a holistic approach that promotes the health, well-being, and safety of children, families, and communities.
Committed to Best Practices
Davidson County Juvenile Court is committed to bringing our probation services in line with national best practices:
- Davidson County’s Juvenile Court Advances Unparalleled System Changes
- Leading the Way on Pretrial Reform: Davidson County’s Journey
- Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps Probation System Review