Jim Cope - Appointed
16 Public Square North
The mission of the Rutherford County Attorney's office is to render legal services to the County and/or any of its officials, departments, offices, branches and boards and to represent the County in legal matters before administrative tribunals and in court effecting or touching upon the conduct of the business of the County. The County Attorney shall utilize the services of his office staff to assist in the administration and handling of the County's legal matters and problems. the County Attorney's Office is not generally responsible for the handling and defense of general liability, casualty and worker's compensation claims as this is covered by general liability, casualty and worker's compensation insurance. The County Attorney attends the meetings of the Rutherford County Commission and such County Committee meetings as requested from time to time.