City Attorney

Overview


The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council and serves as the chief legal officer and advisor for the City of Big Spring. The City Attorney provides all legal services for the city including ongoing advice to city officials, preparation and review of legal documents, prosecution of persons accused of violating city ordinances, and representation of the city and city officials in lawsuits.

When warranted, the City Attorney may contract with outside legal counsel when there are potential conflicts of interest and for specialized expertise and services.

Legal Services


The City Attorney's Office:
  • Drafts legal instruments such as ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and deeds.
  • Processes claims filed against the city.
  • Prosecutes all Municipal Court cases.
  • Provides oral and written opinions to the City Council, City Manager and staff.
  • Serves as the legal advisor to the City Council, City Manager and staff, and official boards and commissions.

Legal Staff

Mission


It is our mission to provide the highest quality legal representation, advice and services to the city in a cost efficient manner to protect the interests of the City of Big Spring, the Big Spring City Council and City Administration.

Disclaimer


Legal information is not legal advice. This website only provides information and does not provide any legal advice. Users of this webpage should consult with an attorney for any legal advice regarding their matters. The City of Big Spring Legal Department is not a law firm, and its employees do not act as your attorney. The information contained in this site is general information and should not be construed as legal advice to be applied to any specific factual situation or case. We do not endorse any content provided by any linked sites nor assume responsibility for the information provided or contained therein, nor for the quality or integrity of such work, nor do we endorse any content contained in any advertisement on the sites.