Judge Seth Norman

Criminal Court, Division IV


Judge Seth Norman is currently the Judge of Division IV of Criminal Court and Presiding Judge of the 20th Judicial District. Elected to the bench in 1990, Judge Norman was reelected without opposition in 1998. He is a Korean veteran, having served 5 years in the U.S. Air Force. In 1962 Judge Norman received his J.D. degree from the Nashville School of Law in 1962. He practiced law in Nashville for 28 years and served as a member of the General Assembly, the State Democratic Executive Committee and as a Delegate to the 1968 Democratic National Convention.


A member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations, Judge Norman is the founder and Presiding Judge of the Davidson County Drug Court.