The Director of Law shall be the chief legal advisor of all offices, departments, and agencies and all officers and employees in matters relating to their official powers and duties. He shall represent the City in all legal proceedings.
The Director of Law also is involved in City-related functions such as civil litigation, employee relations and arbitration procedures, legislative functions, risk management, and dispute resolution processes.
The Director of Law coordinates the codification of the city ordinances.
The Director of Law retains the Prosecutor in the Newton Falls Municipal Court. The Court jurisdiction covers the City of Newton Falls, the Villages of Lordstown and West Farmington and the Townships of Newton, Braceville, Southington, Bristol, Farmingtom, Mespotamia, and Bloomfield.