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.
Nancy Thompson – City Counselor
Cavanaugh Noce – Deputy City Counselor
Adam Kruse - Assistant City Counselor
Ryan Moehlman - Assistant City Counselor
Steve Van Matre – Assistant City Counselor
Nicole Volkert – Assistant City Counselor
Rose Wibbenmeyer – Assistant City Counselor
The Law Department is charged with managing all litigation in which the City is a party, prosecuting municipal ordinance violations, human rights and American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator activities, preparing City ordinances and resolutions, preparing contracts and leases, and advising the City Council, the City boards and commissions, the City Manager, and department directors on legal matters. The City Counselor is the director of the Department, which is composed of two divisions: the Counselor Division (Civil) and the Prosecution Division.