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City Attorney

A city attorney can be an elected or appointed position in city and municipal government in the United States. The city attorney is the attorney representing the city or municipality.

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John A. Russo (politician)
... In September 2000, he became the first elected city attorney of Oakland, California after a little-debated aspect of Jerry Brown's strong-mayor initiative ... Russo was a member of the Oakland City Council from 1994–2000, where he served as finance committee chair and became a leading advocate for fiscal ... In 2007, During his second term as city attorney, Russo ran unsuccessfully for the California Assembly 16th District seat in 2006 ...
City Attorney
... A city attorney can be an elected or appointed position in city and municipal government in the United States ... The city attorney is the attorney representing the city or municipality ... In some small towns, the city attorney is usually a lawyer in private practice and handles only governmental matters ...
Scott Peters (politician) - San Diego Local Government - 2008 City Attorney Election
... Having reached the end of his eight-year term limit on the City Council, Peters ran for San Diego City Attorney in 2008, challenging incumbent City Attorney Mike Aguirre ...
Dennis Herrera - As San Francisco City Attorney
... In December 2001, Herrera was elected San Francisco City Attorney, becoming the first Latino to hold the office ... expressed an "activist approach" to serving as City Attorney, expanding the traditional role of a municipal law office to one that includes aggressively litigating consumer and ... Initiative became law in 2006, establishing universal health care in the City, Herrera successfully defended the law's constitutionality against legal challenge ...
Carlos R. Moreno - Education and Early Legal Career
... being admitted to the Bar in 1975, he served in the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office ... As Deputy City Attorney, he prosecuted criminal and civil consumer protection cases, and handled politically sensitive and legislative matters for the ...

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