City Attorney

Mills, Scanlon, Dye and Pittman

The City Attorney is the appointed official who provides legal representation to the City of Byram as an entity.  The City Attorney provides legislative counsel, drafting and revising of the City’s code of ordinances and advising its Boards and Commissions on the meaning of legislative enactments. The Office of the City Attorney also provides general legal counsel and representation to the City, drafting documents, advising City officials and officers on compliance with the law, representing the City in court, negotiating on the City’s behalf, and otherwise using legal procedures to support and defend the lawful decisions of City officials and agencies.

The City Attorney’s Office is also responsible for the prosecution of all municipal ordinance violations.