The Director of Law shall be the head of the Law Department and shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by a majority of Council, and shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified.  The Director of Law shall serve the Mayor, the Council, the administrative departments and the officers, boards, and commissions of the Municipality as legal counsel in connection with Municipal affairs, and, subject to the direction of the Mayor, shall represent the Municipality in all proceedings in court or before any administrative board.  The Director of Law shall perform all other duties now or hereafter imposed upon municipal solicitors under the laws of Ohio unless otherwise provided by ordinance of Council, and shall perform such other duties consistent with the office as the Mayor or the Council may request.  No person shall act as Director of Law unless duly admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio.
(Amended 11-4-14.)