Knox County Tennessee

Knox County Law Director

The Law Director devotes his full time to the duties of the office of Law Director; therefore, the Law Director’s Office has only one client—the Government of Knox County, Tennessee, acting through its duly authorized officials. If you need private legal advice, you may contact Knoxville Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service or East Tennessee Legal Aid.

David L. Buuck
David L. Buuck is honored to serve as your Knox County Law Director. The Law Director’s Office has a duty to execute and administer the legal affairs of the County. The Law Director, Deputies, and staff provide legal advice to County officials concerning their respective offices, serve as intermediary between other offices and departments of government, and litigate on behalf of the County in civil actions.

David L. Buuck, graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1980. From 1980 to 1984, he was in general practice with the firm Daniel, Duncan, Claiborne and Lewallen. His primary focus was governmental law, taxes, business, real estate and zoning. He has extensive experience in litigation and appellate practice. He was Chief Deputy in the Knox County Law Director’s office from 2012 to 2020 and was elected Law Director on August 6, 2020.

400 Main Street, Suite 612
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Fax: (865) 215-2936
Phone: (865) 215-2327
Email: Email
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Law Director

City County Building
400 Main Street
Suite 612
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-2327
Fax: 865-215-2936

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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