City Attorney

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Office of the City Attorney is to provide timely, accurate and professional legal services to the City Council, City Manager, Department Heads and City Boards and Commissions as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The City Attorney is the primary legal advisor to the Ferris City Council, the Ferris City Manager and to all City Departments, City Boards and Commissions. The City Attorney’s responsibilities also include preparation or review of all City ordinances, resolutions, contracts, easements, deeds, and other legal documents, and responding to requests for legal opinions from the City Council, Manager, Police Chief, Fire Chief and other City Department Heads. The City Attorney also serves as the primary legal advisor to the Ferris Economic Development Corporation and supports the FEDC Board and Executive Director with their efforts to retain and attract business and industry to Ferris, Texas.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Michael Halla City Attorney (214) 473-5551