Honorable Charles B. Tatum
15th Judicial District
PO Box 93

Lebanon, TN 37087

Phone: 615-444-9537


  Judge Barry Tatum serves as Division I General Sessions Judge in Wilson County, Tennessee. Judge Tatum has juvenile and civil jurisdiction. Wilson County is the home of one of the more active and successful Teen Court programs in Tennessee. Wilson County commenced its Teen Court program in 2002.

Judge Tatum is a graduate of the University of the South and earned his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. Prior to being elected in 1998, he was in private practice for seven years. Tatum is a past board member and president of the Wilson County CASA program. He is also a former Chairman of the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce. In 2001, Tatum was awarded the Commitment to Leadership Award by Leadership Wilson. He is also active in several other civic organizations.