Paul Summers

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Paul G. Summers (born March 28, 1950) served as Attorney General of the state of Tennessee from 1999 through September 2006. He previously served as a Judge of the Court of Criminal Appeals (1990–1999) and as a District Attorney.

Summers declined to seek re-appointment when his term ended in 2006, and in October 2006 he joined the Nashville law firm Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP.

He had a long and distinguished career in the military, and was awarded the Legion of Merit and a Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters.


  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 1972
  • Bachelor's degree, Mississippi State University, 1968


Summers has one son, Isaac.

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