There shall be a legal officer for the City appointed by the City Council.  The legal officer shall be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma, and shall serve as chief legal adviser to the Council, the City Manager and all City departments, offices and agencies, shall represent the City in all legal proceedings and shall perform any other duties prescribed by state law, by this Charter or by ordinance; provided, however, that in all proceedings under Section 3.02 of this Charter, the legal officer shall represent only the City Council and not the City Manager, nor shall the legal officer represent any city employee charged with or under investigation for a crime.  The legal officer shall be appointed and/or removed only by a majority vote of all members of the City Council, not including vacant positions.
(Amended by Res. 2002-15, passed 9-3-02 and approved by the Electorate November 4, 2002)