The City Attorney is the Chief Legal Advisor of the Mayor, City Council and all City Departments. The City Attorney is the attorney for the City of Huntsville, as an entity. Legal matters for private citizens of Huntsville may not be handled by the City Attorney.
On call to the City for legal services at any time
Prepare for and attend at the City Council meetings and other meetings as requested
Prepare and review ordinances and approve or file written legal objections to any ordinance adopted by City Council, and prepare or review resolutions and contracts or other legal documents
Prepare requests for legal opinions from the Attorney General of the State of Texas
Provide legal advice to the City of Huntsville's offices and departments and to City officials to assure compliance with state and federal law
Supervise or handle all legal proceedings including all civil litigation for the City at the trial and appellate levels