District Attorney

District Attorney General, 19th Judicial District

Robert J. Nash

District Attorney General

General Robert J. Nash

Robert Nash proudly serves the citizens of Montgomery and Robertson Counties as their District Attorney. On November 8, 2021Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Robert Nash to District Attorney General for the 19th Judicial District. On May 3, 2022, General Nash won the election as the District Attorney.

He has called Clarksville, Montgomery County his home for over 40 years and is a proud graduate of Northeast High School. After graduating Austin Peay State University and the Nashville School of Law, he began his legal career as an associate attorney with the Clarksville firm of Sharon Massey-Grimes and Carrie Gasaway. His practice consisted primarily of child custody, divorce, civil litigation, and criminal defense.

In 2007, Robert was recruited by District Attorney John W. Carney, Jr. to join his team of prosecutors. As an Assistant District Attorney, Robert was mainly assigned cases involving crimes of violence, such as kidnapping, robbery, and murder.

Robert is honored to be a Rotarian and member of the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club. He is committed to living up to the Rotary mantra “Service Above Self.” Robert is also a proud graduate of Leadership Clarksville Class of 2014.

Robert has been married to Misty Poston for 25 years. They have one son together, Hunter (age 21), and Robert has a son, Austin (age 30) from a previous marriage. Robert and Misty attend Lifepoint Church.


  • 40 Year Resident of Clarksville
  • Graduated from Northeast High School, Austin Peay State University and Nashville School of Law
  • Practiced as a Private Attorney for Local Law Firm
  • Served as Assistant DA
  • Member of the Sunrise Rotary Club
  • Married to Misty Poston for 25 years and is the father of two sons
  • Attends LifePoint Church


Contact Information


General Nash
200 Commerce Street Ste A
Clarksville, TN 37040


Phone: 931-648-5574
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://montgomery-robertsontnda.org/
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