The Missouri Bar, Jackson County Courthouse, American Bar Association, Municipal Court
The mission of the Law Department is to provide quality legal services to the City of Lee's Summit so it can govern lawfully and effectively. The Law Department is committed to providing excellent, timely, and cost-effective legal advice, representation, and services to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, City departments, and boards & commissions to support their efforts to serve the citizens of Lee's summit, and is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the City through ethical and professional enforcement of the Code of Ordinances.
Teresa S. Williams, City Attorney
John L. Mautino, Deputy City Attorney
Trevor L. Stiles, Assistant City Attorney
Beth Murano, Police Legal Advisor
Jackie McCormick Heanue, Property & Liability Risk Management Officer
Colleen M. Fetz, Legal Records Coordinator
Julie A. Gilman, Receptionist
The Law Department is divided into two divisions: Civil and Prosecution. In the Civil division, the Department's personnel consists of the City Attorney, one Deputy City Attorney, one Assistant City Attorney, one Legal Records Coordinator, and a part-time Receptionist. In the Prosecution division, the Department's personnel consists of two full-time Prosecutors and two Legal Assistants. By the City Charter, the City Attorney supervises and directs the Law Department.