Mississippi Circuit Courts

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The Mississippi circuit courts are trial courts that hear felony criminal prosecutions and civil lawsuits. They also hear appeals from the county courts, the justice courts, the municipal courts and from various administrative boards and commissions such as the Workers’ Compensation Commission and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.[1]

Judicial pay

Mississippi circuit court judges are paid $104,170 a year.[2]


District Counties served
District 1 Alcorn, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tishomingo
District 2 Hancock, Harrison, Stone
District 3 Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Lafayette, Marshall, Tippah and Union
District 4 LeFlore, Sunflower, Washington
District 5 Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery, Webster and Winston
District 6 Adams, Amite, Franklin, Wilkinson
District 7 Hinds
District 8 Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott
District 9 Issaquena, Sharkey, Warren
District 10 Clarke, Kemper, Lauderdale, Wayne
District 11 Bolivar, Coahoma, Quitman, Tunica
District 12 Forrest, Perry
District 13 Covington, Jasper, Simpson, Smith
District 14 Lincoln, Pike, Walthall
District 15 Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, Pearl River
District 16 Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha
District 17 DeSoto, Panola, Tallahatchie, Tate, Yalobusha
District 18 Jones
District 19 George, Greene, Jackson
District 20 Madison, Rankin
District 21 Holmes, Humphreys, Yazoo
District 22 Claiborne, Copiah, Jefferson

See also

External links


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