Mission, Vision, and Values


We are the State’s law office serving Tennessee with principled, independent, and excellent counsel.


To be the best public law office in the country.


Demonstrating tact, good manners, and respect toward others

  • Fosters and promotes understanding
  • Addresses problems constructively, not confrontationally

Dedicated first to the client

  • Communicates proactively and responds promptly
  • Provides effective service and timely, clear, and well-reasoned legal advice

Working together to accomplish shared goals

  • Offers knowledge, time, and expertise selflessly
  • Encourages others to excel

Pursuing every task with focus, diligence, and energy

  • Is self-motivated, resourceful, and produces high-quality work
  • Stays committed to the job until completion

Exhibiting the highest standards of professional and personal conduct

  • Is trustworthy, honest, and ethical
  • Acts upon our values courageously and consistently