Law Administration

City Counselor‘s Office 
701 East Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201
573-874-7223 – Phone
573-442-8828 – Fax


Nancy Thompson – City Counselor
Adam Kruse – Assistant City Counselor
Cavanaugh Noce – Deputy City Counselor
Steve Van Matre – Assistant City Counselor
Nicole Volkert – Assistant City Counselor
Rose Wibbenmeyer – Assistant City Counselor

The Law Department provides legal advice and support to the City Council, City staff, and Commission on issues relating solely to City business. The City Counselor and Assistant City Counselors are also responsible for the management of litigation involving the City; preparing and enforcing City ordinances and resolutions; and preparing contracts and leases.