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The Law Director shall act as the legal advisor, attorney, and counsel for the City and its officers in matters related to their official duties. The Law Director, at the request of the City Administrator, shall prepare all contracts, bonds, and other instruments in writing in which the City is concerned and shall endorse approval of their forms.
The Law Director shall represent the City in all suits or cases in which it may be a party and shall prosecute for all offenses against the ordinances and resolutions of the City and such offenses against the laws of Ohio as may be required by law. The Law Director may, with the approval of Council, designate or otherwise retain special or assistant counsel to represent the City in such matters as may from time to time be required, expedient, or advisable.
The Law Director shall perform such other duties consistent with the office as may be required by this Charter, ordinance or resolution of Council, or the general laws of the State applicable to cities and not inconsistent with this Charter.