Veteran Murfreesboro attorney Chuck Ward announced today (Tuesday) his candidacy for the Republican Nomination for District Attorney General for the 16th Judicial District, which includes Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
Ward, who earned his Bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University, has called Rutherford County home since 1979. After graduating from MTSU, Ward spent eight years working for the Murfreesboro Police Department while attending Nashville School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor. Since passing the Tennessee Bar, Ward has practiced law in Rutherford County and surrounding counties for over 21 years.
“I served the citizens of Murfreesboro as a Murfreesboro police officer for almost a decade. I will use my experience as a police officer in addition to over two decades in the courtroom, in both criminal and civil litigation, to bring a fresh perspective District Attorney’s Office. This unique combination of background and experiences will allow me to be successful in the office of District Attorney General.”
“In addition to having a solid knowledge of the criminal justice system and extensive experience in the legal field, holding the office of District Attorney demands an element of being able to act as an Administrator of the office. I have been a small business owner since starting my law career with Dave Bolin and Don Ash in 1992.”
“As District Attorney General, I will work diligently, starting from my very first day, to protect the citizens of the 16th Judicial District and promise to run the office efficiently like a business, while upholding the values of honesty, integrity, and commitment.”
Chuck has been married to Kathy Mansfield Ward for over twenty-two years. They live in Murfreesboro with their three children, Megan, Abbie and Chase.