Circuit Court Clerk


A message from Temiika D. Gipson, 
the Circuit Court Clerk:

“Welcome to the Shelby County Circuit Court Clerk's website.

I want to know your needs. Please send me an Email with your comments and concerns. I look forward to hearing from you."

Temiika D. Gipson

Temiika D. Gipson is a native Memphian that exudes excellence. She is deeply rooted in court operations, having worked in both the General Sessions and Criminal Courts. Serving the citizens of Shelby County since November 1993, Ms. Gipson has a great passion for court operations, striving for the highest level of customer service and efficiency. Her tenure as a Civil Servant isn’t limited to the court system, as she has also served on the executive board on a Sheriff’s and Police activities league as the Parliamentarian, and mentored at-risk teen girls.

Ms. Gipson is a member of the County Officials Association of Tennessee (COATS), International Association of Government Officials (IGO), National Organization of Black County Officials (NOBCO), the John Maxwell Team, and the Tennessee Governmental Prayer Alliance. Upon completion of the University of Tennessee’s CTAS (Tennessee County Services Association), Ms. Gipson will be a Certified Public Administrator for Shelby County. She also holds a Bachelors of Arts in Ministry from the International College of Ministry.

Making history in August 2018, Ms. Gipson is the first female, and African American, to be elected as the Clerk of Circuit Court. She has also raised four amazing children as a single-mother. Ms. Gipson is a member of All Nations Worship Assembly – Memphis. Additionally she is a published author and ordained minister. 

Ms. Gipson looks forward to continuing to serve the citizens of Shelby County.