The Town Attorney’s Office provides legal advice to the Mayor and Town Council, Town Manager, departments, boards, commissions and agencies of the Town. The Town Attorney’s Office cannot provide legal advice to private citizens. The Town Attorney’s Office 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 recommend changes in the Town Code to maintain its currency. The goal of the Town Attorney's office 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.
All traffic and criminal misdemeanor offenses committed within the Town, including violations of Town ordinances, are prosecuted by E. Kate Fitzgerald through a contract with the Town.