The Law Director for the City of Oberlin is appointed by and reports to the City Council. He is the legal advisor of, and attorney and counsel for, the City and for all its officers and departments in all matters relating to their official duties and powers. As such, he represents the City in all civil cases in which it is a party. He is responsible for the preparation of all contracts and other written instruments in which the city is concerned, and approves the form thereof.

The Law Director is also the Prosecutor for the City of Oberlin. Those duties include the prosecution of all Misdemeanor offenses occurring within the City of Oberlin and the ten townships within the jurisdiction of Oberlin Municipal Court.

The office of the Law Director consists of the Law Director, one Prosecutor, and one Administrative Assistant.

PLEASE NOTE: The information contained in this site may be updated at the discretion of the Law Director and/or Prosecutor