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Tennessee Attorney General

Current State AG
Herbert Slatery, III (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2014

Herbert Slatery III was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2014 to serve an eight-year term as Attorney General and Reporter. Prior to his appointment, AG Slatery served as Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Bill Haslam, and worked as an attorney in private practice at the Knoxville firm of Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C. for 30 years. He also served as Chairman and Director of the Public Building Authority of Knox County and Knoxville.

Herbert Slatery III was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2014 to serve an eight-year term as Attorney General and Reporter. Prior to his appointment, AG Slatery served as Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Bill Haslam, and worked as an attorney in private practice at the Knoxville firm of Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C. for 30 years. He also served as Chairman and Director of the Public Building Authority of Knox County and Knoxville.

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State AGs are elected in 43 states and D.C. In Tennessee, the state Supreme Court appoints the AG.

  • Next Election:August 31, 2022
  • Election Process:Open Seat
  • Term/Limit:8 years / none


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