City Attorney

Devon E. Golden

Devon is a 2016 graduate of the Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law and a 2013 graduate of Georgetown College with a double major in Political Science and Business Management. She was captain of the basketball team at Georgetown and received numerous awards for academic and civic excellence. Devon is an active volunteer and community leader.

The City Attorney's duties include: planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating all activities and programs of the office; performing legal research and preparing legal opinions for City; preparing cases for trial; appearing in court as the legal representative for the City in all cases in which the City may have an interest; supervising the preparation of all ordinances, contracts and other legal documents of the City; supervising and evaluating personnel assigned to office; providing legal counsel and advice to legislative, administrative, supervisory personnel and individual employees regarding work related duties and responsibilities; attending Council meetings and advising Mayor and Council during meeting; studying existing and new legal publications; and working with attorneys retained by City for specific purposes.