Jordan Ramis pc. Attorneys at law
Government Operations

Government Operations

Practice Areas

OVERVIEW
As general counsel or outside counsel assisting with special projects, we have the expertise and experience to help our local government clients with all aspects of government operations. We understand the unique environment of public meetings, public contracting, elections, government ethics, and local budget law. We work extensively with staff and with elected and appointed officials, providing advice and trainings on legal issues and decision making processes, ranging from public meetings law for city councilors to ethics trainings for planning commission members. We represent the local government as an employer, property owner, and regulator, providing legal representation in employment law, franchise negotiations, and assessments and fees. Our attorneys look for innovative ways to meet the unique needs of local governments. 
  • Elections
  • Public meetings
  • Public contracting matters
  • Construction law
  • Public records
  • Employment and Labor law
  • Human Resources
  • Intergovernmental agreements
  • Urban service agreements
  • Staff and council or board support
  • Ethics rules training
  • Budget law
  • Elected and appointed officials/board training
  • Utility rate setting and regulation
  • Assessments, fees, and service charges
  • Taxation
  • Franchise fees and agreements