The Solicitor's Office provides legal counsel to the Mayor, all Town departments, boards and commissions and the Town Council. Representations and advice are provided in numerous areas, including municipal finance, Charter interpretation, contracts, zoning, environmental issues, labor and employment, ordinances, civil rights, and tort liability.
The Solicitor's Office researches legal issues and assists in the drafting of ordinances, civil rights and tort liability. The Solicitor's Office assists in resolving claims made by and against the City. The Office also prosecutes and defends all lawsuits for and on behalf of the town.