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James Smith

City Attorney


The mission of the Paris City Attorney’s Office is to deliver outstanding legal services to the City by:

  • Providing sound legal advice and superior legal representation to City officials to help them achieve their goals

  • Representing the City in litigation matters

  • Protecting public health, safety, and welfare by effectively prosecuting misdemeanor-level crimes


Duties & Powers:

The City Attorney’s Office is responsible for all duties defined in Chapter 21 of the City Charter.

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