gate city attorney

Town Attorney

Michele B. Brooks

The Town Attorney serves as legal advisor to the Mayor and Town Council, Town Manager, departments, boards, commissions and agencies of the Town. The Town Attorney is responsible for preparing or reviewing resolutions, ordinances, and legal instruments, providing legal opinions, and representing the Town in litigation and administrative proceedings. The Town Attorney supports the Mayor and Town Council in preparation and effectuation of the legislative program and recommends changes in the Town Code to maintain its accuracy. The goal of the Town Attorney is to render the work of the Mayor, Town Council and Town staff more efficient and responsive to the citizens’ interests through the practice of preventative law. The Town Attorney cannot advise citizens on private matters.