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    Anita Hitchcock
    Mission Statement
    The Mission of the Department of Law is to provide the City of Grand Rapids, the Mayor and City Commissioners, the City Manager and the Departments of the City and the City's elected and appointed Boards and Commissions with exceptional legal service and service delivery at a reasonable cost.



    Municipal Affairs Division - provides legal advice and counsel to the Mayor, City Commissioners, City Manager and all departments, Boards and Commissions of the City. 
    Elizabeth White, Deputy City Attorney
    Preston Hopson, Jr. - Of Counsel
    Thomas H. Forshee
    Jessica L. Wood
    Patrick Beatty
    Civil Litigation Division - defends the City, its officers and employees in State and Federal lawsuits and administrative proceedings. 
    Patrick Lannen
    Kristen Rewa
    Elliot Gruszka
    Lindsay Bondy
    Enforcement Division - prosecutes City Ordinance violations in Grand Rapids District and Kent County Juvenile Courts and provide training and consultation to City Departments which enforce ordinances. 
    Anita Hitchcock, Director
    Don Passenger
    Nadine Klein
    Freedom of Information Act Coordinator -manages receipt and response to all Freedom of Information Act requests. 
    FOIA Coordinator
    City Attorney's Office
    300 Monroe Ave., NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2206