Adam currently works as an attorney for the City of Murfreesboro, where his principal responsibilities include representing the City in a variety of legal proceedings, writing legislation and administrative policies, and providing legal counsel to City administrators and departments, including the Murfreesboro City Schools.  Adam is a skilled and zealous advocate for his clients' interests both inside and outside the courtroom; however, he believes he serves his clients best when he can help resolve a dispute through respectful negotiation or when the dispute can be avoided altogether has a result of thoughtful research, planning and communication.   In addition to his work for the City of Murfreesboro, Adam serves as a hearing officer for the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Responsibility, a role that requires him to evaluate ethical complaints filed against other attorneys.  Before moving to Tennessee in 2009, Adam worked in the litigation practices of law firms in the Washington, D.C. area and upstate New York.  


Adam received his law degree from the University of Virginia in 2001, and is a graduate of Kenyon College, where he majored in economics.  After graduating from Kenyon College, Adam worked for four years at a public policy consulting firm in Virginia, where he applied his training in economics to help evaluate federal and state health, disability, welfare, and education policies and programs.  


Adam was born in Rochester, New York and grew up outside of Cleveland, Ohio.  He credits much of his professional and academic accomplishments to the education—both in the classroom and out—he obtained attending public schools.  


Adam lives in Sewanee with his wife, Lauryl, an associate professor of English at the University of the South, and their two-year old son, Ian.  Together, they attend and are active in the life of All Saints’ Chapel.  

About Adam Tucker 

adam tucker 

for franklin county school board, district 5