City Attorney

 

CITY ATTORNEY

The office of the City Attorney serves as chief legal adviser to the City Council and the City Manager. The City Attorney serves as general counsel to the City and advises City officers, boards, commissions, and departments. Duties of the office include preparation of ordinances, drafting and review of contracts, coordination of outside counsel, and prosecution of municipal code violations. The office cannot give legal advice or provide legal representation to private citizens. The office is staffed by two full-time attorneys and a legal assistant.

The City Attorney’s Office cannot give legal advice or provide legal representation to private citizens.

Office

389 Spruce Street

Room 6 Morgantown, WV 26505

Phone: (304) 284-7478

Fax: (304) 225-3590

Ryan Simonton, City Attorney

rsimonton@morgantownwv.gov
Phone: (304) 284-7477
Fax: (304) 225-3590

Brent Burton, Assistant City Attorney

bburton@morgantownwv.gov
Phone: (304)-284-7479
Fax: (304) 225-3590

Megan M. Durkin, Legal Assistant

mdurkin@morgantownwv.gov
Phone: (304)-284-7478
Fax: (304) 225-3590