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Eastern District of Tennessee

Our Mission

The mission of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for the people of East Tennessee; and, to serve as effective financial stewards for the American people, by defending the financial interests of, and collecting debts owed to, the United States.

The U.S. Attorney's Office is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. To view the DOJ EEO policy statement or the Executive Office for United State Attorneys (EOUSA) policy statement, please click here DOJ's EEO Policy or here for the EOUSA's EEO Policy.


Meet the U.S. Attorney

Francis M. (Trey) Hamilton III
U.S. Attorney

Knoxville (Main): (865) 545-4167
Knoxville (Main) Fax: (865) 545-4176