Marcus Floyd named Assistant DA

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November 2, 2015

(Nashville, TN)  District Attorney Glenn Funk has announced the appointment of Nashville native Marcus Floyd to the position of Assistant District Attorney, effective November 2, 2015.  Floyd is a graduate of Belmont University College of Law and Middle Tennessee State University.  He previously served as a probation/parole officer in Memphis and Nashville.  While attending law school, Floyd worked as an intern in DA’s Office and as a judicial law clerk in the 21st Judicial District.

“Marcus Floyd has long had a desire to serve the community and he is committed to making Nashville a safer place for everyone,” District Attorney Glenn Funk said.  “I look forward to great things from Marcus and I am excited to have him join our team.”

A graduate of Hillsboro High School, Marcus grew up in the Edgehill homes where he developed an early interest in public service.  “As an African-American man who grew up in government housing, I began law school with the sole desire to serve my community.  During my legal internships, I discovered that prosecutors are in a unique position to achieve fairness and justice for all members of our community,” Floyd said.  “Serving as an Assistant District Attorney will afford me an opportunity to help protect Nashville’s vulnerable victims from violent crimes and achieve justice for all members of our community.”