Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC has gained an excellent reputation in the area of state and local government law. Since October 1985, Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC has served as the City Attorney for the City of Alpharetta, Georgia. Located in the rapidly growing area of north Fulton County, the City has recently experienced substantial population and economic growth. Consequently, the City's needs for legal services have also grown rapidly. Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC's expertise in state and local government law has served the City in meeting these needs.
Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC provides a wide variety of legal services to the City of Alpharetta. As a result of increased commercial and residential development in the City, the firm addresses aspects of real property, construction and zoning law on a daily basis. In addition, the firm works closely with the City's Department of Planning and Community Development in providing for the City's current and future needs in the areas of zoning, traffic and development. Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC also provides services to the City's police, fire, public works, and recreation departments in the areas of real estate, construction, labor, employment, as well as other areas of the law.
The firm advises the City of Alpharetta on legal matters related to the daily operation of municipal government. C. Sam Thomas is the partner in charge of the firm's representation of the City. In this capacity, he is present at all City council meetings, board of appeals meetings, and other meetings of various bodies and committees which make up the City's government. Additionally, the firm oversees all elections which take place in the City. The firm also serves as counsel to the Alpharetta Development Authority and the Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.
The firm's expertise and experience in state and local government law have provided its insurance defense attorneys with valuable resources for defending civil rights claims against municipalities. Recently the firm has successfully defended several local Georgia cities in Section 1983 actions.
Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC has and will continue to provide local governments with effective and efficient legal services. The firm regularly updates the City on changes in federal and Georgia law which may affect the City. In addition, the firm holds seminars on topics of special importance to the City, such as the Open Meetings Law. The firm also provides regular office hours in City Hall. The firm is committed to maintaining and expanding its expertise in state and local government law.