Assistant Attorney General – Law Enforcement and Special Prosecutions


  • Representing Tennessee state agencies with law enforcement responsibilities (e.g. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, District Attorneys General) in a variety of state and federal civil trial and appellate litigation generally involving the constitutionality of state law provisions
  • Limited opportunities for prosecution of criminal cases within the original jurisdiction of the Office or upon special cross-designation by the local District Attorney General
  • Some limited travel across the state is required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a law school with a juris doctorate degree and admission to Tennessee Bar
  • At least 5 years of civil practice experience during which the candidate will have conducted or been a material participant in bench trials and/or jury trials, discovery and motion practice.
  • Strong analytical, legal writing, and advocacy skills

To Apply:

Please submit an application package including your resume, law school transcript, at least 3 references, and a writing sample to

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Assistant Attorney General – Law Enforcement and Special Prosecutions Division

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