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R. Todd Hunt, Director of Law 
Walter & Haverfield LLP 

The Director of Law serves the City in all proceedings in court or before any administrative body and performs other duties as may be imposed by law upon solicitors of municipalities. 

Michael E. Cicero, Prosecutor
Nicola, Gudbranson & Cooper, LLC

The Police Prosecutor is an attorney-at-law appointed by the Mayor and designated by the Director of Law, subject to the approval of a majority of the members of Council. The Police Prosecutor performs the duties of prosecutor in the Lyndhurst Municipal Court as directed by the Mayor. 

COURT: The municipal court with jurisdiction in the City is the Lyndhurst Municipal Court located at 5301 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, Ohio. (440) 461-6500
The presiding judge is the Honorable Dominic Coletta and Clerk of Court is Kristina Furcsik.

Important Information

The Tower at Erieview
1301 E. Ninth Street, Suite 3500
Cleveland, OH 44114-1821
(216) 781-1212 - Ext.2935
Fax (216) 575-0911

A common question:

Q:  Can I, as a citizen, obtain legal advice from the City’s Director of Law or Department of Law attorneys? 

A:  No, the City’s Director of Law and its Department of Law attorneys represent the City as a municipal corporation in Ohio and City officials and employees pursuant to their official responsibilities and duties, not the general public.  If you do not have an attorney and need legal advice, call the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association at 216-696-3532 or the Legal Aid Society

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