The town attorney serves at the pleasure of the Vail Town Council and provides legal advice and counsel to the Council and town officials in matters relating to their official duties.
He also is the legal representative of the Town of Vail in county, state and federal court and directs outside counsel who represent the town in that capacity.
He attends all Council meetings and drafts ordinances and resolutions for Council approval. The town attorney reviews and consults on contracts regarding town services and provides legal opinions and staff consultation on a daily basis on such issues as land use and development, property acquisition, personnel, finance and other matters of municipal law.
The Town Prosecutor is affiliated with the town attorney's office, but acts independently to prosecute violations of the Town Code before the Town of Vail Municipal Court.