Chris Stanford has been your neighbor down the street, your friend from high school, and your trusted attorney when you needed legal advice. Now, he is the man who wants to protect our families and make our communities safer. As District Attorney, that’s exactly what he will do. Chris’s legal knowledge, work ethic, honest nature, and commitment to blindly pursuing Justice make him the clear choice to represent Warren and Van Buren citizens in the office of District Attorney. Chris is uniquely positioned to fulfill the demands of this role in pursuing justice and improving the lives of our people as shown by his wonderful family and successful business.
Chris is a man with local roots. Born in Knoxville, Chris grew up in McMinnville where he attended Morrison Elementary School and later graduated from Warren County High School in 1999. His dad worked at Carrier and his mom was a teacher at Warren County Middle School. After becoming a lawyer, Chris founded a law firm with his wife, Christina, which successfully services counties across Middle Tennessee. Despite his busy work schedule, Chris’s first priorities are God and family. Chris and Christina are raising four boys in Warren County. The Stanfords are members of Westwood Church of Christ in McMinnville, and Chris’s boys are active sports fanatics. Chris has enjoyed coaching and cheering on his kids in their local sports and other activities.
Chris remembers a stronger, safer, happier McMinnville from his youth, and his concern for his family’s safety and future in his hometown led him to run for the office of District Attorney. Chris remains committed to improving Warren and Van Buren Counties so that families can once again thrive and prosper in our community. Change begins at the local level, and Chris is determined to use his particularized skills as a trial attorney and successful business owner to effectuate positive change in the District Attorney’s Office.
It’s time for change, and that starts with a change in leadership at our District Attorney’s Office. “Hard Work. Honesty. Justice. This is not just a slogan, but they are my core beliefs. I will bring these three virtues to the District Attorney General’s Office for the Thirty-First Judicial District of Tennessee after I am elected on August 4, 2022.” – Chris Stanford
As our next District Attorney, Chris plans to: