City Attorney Eric S. Pennington


Mission Statement

The City's law department serves as the legal authority to both the Mayor and the City Council, advising the Mayor and the City Council on the form & sufficiency of all resolutions & ordinances; reviewing and approving all contracts, deeds & documents on behalf of the city of orange township; conducting appeals from orders, decisions or judgments; entering into agreements, compromises, or settlements subject to council approval; rendering legal opinions to the Mayor, City Council, township administrator & department heads; maintaining records of all legal actions; conducting prosecutions as required and administering the municipal insurance fund.



The City's Law Department manages all of the City's legal affairs. The City Attorney generally oversees the activities of attorneys serving the City on various boards and commissions, as well as a Labor Attorney, and the Municipal Prosecutor.