Criminal Court Clerk
The Criminal Court Clerk’s office is responsible for maintaining the Court records, administration of the ten (10) Criminal Court divisions, and collecting fines & fees. As directed by the Tennessee Code Annotated, revenue is generated by fees for service.
About Kevin Key
Criminal Court Clerk
Kevin Key was elected as Criminal Court Clerk for Shelby County in September 2010.
Mr. Key has been with Shelby County Government since 1980. He spent sixteen (16) years at The Memphis & Shelby County Juvenile Court overseeing delinquent & foster care programs. In 1996, he moved to the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, administering all technology and courtroom activity.
He has been a court technology innovator and has developed cost-saving partnerships with the other Shelby County Courts. He serves on several state and county committees, and has lead several court related seminars throughout the country.
B.A. Psychology, Memphis State University
Certified Public Administrator, University of Tennessee
Bishop Byrne High School, Memphis
Kevin has been married to his wife, Kim, since 1980, has four (4) children, and is an active member at Collierville First Baptist Church. Kevin has coached youth football, basketball, and track and was past president of the Collierville Track & Field Booster Club and the Shelby Youth Sports program. He was active with Collierville High School athletic programs for 15 years. He built and maintained several athletic websites, and aided the children and their parents with college recruiting. Kevin enjoys officiating youth basketball and was an administrator with the Metro Officials Association servicing over 50 schools/churches and employing 120 referees. He is the son of the former Criminal Court Clerk, The Honorable William R. “Bill” Key.
Shelby County I.T. Steering Committee
Shelby County I.T. Consolidation Transition Sub-committee, Chairman
Shelby County I.T. Integrated Criminal Justice Sub-committee
Shelby County Unified Personnel Policy Committee
Shelby County Court Security Committee
Tennessee State Court Clerk's Association
Tennessee Administratitive Office (AOC) of the Courts W. Tn. E-Filing Committee
County Officials Association of Tennessee (COATS)
International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasurers (IACREOT)
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