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Lawyers Running for City Council: A Prudent Look Before Leaping

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For years lawyers have run for elected office on the national, state, and local levels. Thornton discusses ethical and statutory questions lawyers should consider in seeking local offices, such as town or city councils. Among them are could the lawyer's firm represent the city if he is on the city council and could the lawyer be a council member and also be the city's lawyer.
Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 96, Nov 2000, p1-5, f