Stephens Appointed ADA

Matthew P. Stephens has been appointed as an assistant district attorney general for the 23rd Judicial District, the Tennessean reports. He was sworn in Monday by Judge Robert E. Burch and will take on the prosecution of Drug Task Force cases in Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys and Stewart counties in his new role. A graduate of the University of Tennessee and the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, Stephens has prior experience in private practice and with the Davidson County District Attorney’s office.