The Department of Law shall be headed by a Director of Law who shall be an attorney of law qualified to practice in the State of Ohio. They shall serve the Manager, 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 Manager, shall represent the Municipality in all proceedings in court or before administrative boards. They shall prosecute all violations of municipal ordinances, shall perform all other duties now or hereafter imposed upon city solicitors by the laws of the State of Ohio unless otherwise provided by ordinance of the council and such other duties as the Council or the Manager may impose upon them consistent with this office. (Amended 11/08/2016)