City Attorney FAQs
I need an attorney. Can the City Attorney represent me, or assist in finding a local attorney?
- Answer: No. The City Attorney represents the City of Olive Branch and its Mayor, Board of Aldermen, and employees regarding their official duties. He does not represent nor can he provide advice to members of the public. However, your search for an attorney may be assisted by reference to the webpage for the Mississippi Bar (www.msbar.org). The Bar’s website contains a link labeled “How to Choose a Lawyer.” This resource may prove helpful for finding a local attorney who can assist.
Where can I locate Ordinances in effect in the City of Olive Branch?
- Answer: The City of Olive Branch Code of Ordinances is available online and through this website.
Click here to view the City ordinances currently in effect.
I need assistance researching an issue involving State law. Can you help?
- Answer: The Mississippi Secretary of State website (www.sos.ms.gov/) contains links to various legal resources, including the Mississippi Code which contains the general laws of the State of Mississippi.The Office of the Attorney General maintains a website (www.ago.state.ms.us) containing numerous resources, including an online opinion database.
Finally, the Mississippi State Legislature has a website (www.legislature.ms.gov/) with a bill status link which allows one to research current and prior legislative sessions. Hopefully these resources will be of assistance.