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Gary Dupler - Deputy Law Director

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

Gary Dupler – Biography

Gary Dupler moved to Tennessee at an early age and has resided in Knox County since 1992.  After graduating from Lebanon High School in Lebanon, Tennessee, he attended Middle Tennessee State University. He worked part-time and graduated from MTSU in 1992 receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with honors, a minor in English and achieved the Norman L. Parks Award.   He then attended the University of Tennessee College of Law and received his law degree in 1995.

Gary has practiced law in various settings including small and large law firms and operating his own practice for three years before coming to the Law Director’s Office.  He has represented clients large and small in various types of cases, including personal injury, divorce and custody, probate litigation and wills and estates, contracts and employment law.

Areas of Practice

  • Trial and Appellate litigation
  • Administrative hearings and appeals
  • Negotiation and preparation of contracts
  • Advise and represent various county offices with emphasis on the Knox County Board of Education and the Knox County School System

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1995
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1997
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2000


  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.S. 1992
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D. 1995


  • District 2 Investigating Committee for the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners
  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee County Attorneys Association
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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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