Haslam Appoints Phillips-Jones District Attorney General

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam yesterday announced the appointment of Lori Phillips-Jones as district attorney general for the Eighth Judicial District. She will replace current DA Paul Phillips when he retires Sept. 1. Phillips-Jones graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1999 and has been with the DA's office since 1997. She has served as a criminal investigator and a violent crimes prosecutor. The eighth district covers Campbell, Claiborne, Fentress, Scott and Union counties. Read more from the governor's office