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State & Local Government

Alpharetta City Attorneys Since 1985

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, Alpharetta 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 Alpharetta in meeting these needs.

Advising the City of Alpharetta on All Legal Matters

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 Alpharetta.  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 towns government.  Additionally, the firm oversees all elections.  Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC also serves as counsel to the Alpharetta Development Authority and the Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.

As a result of increased commercial and residential development, the firm addresses aspects of real property, construction and zoning law on a daily basis.  In addition, the firm works closely with the Department of Planning and Community Development in providing current and future needs in the areas of zoning, traffic and development. 

Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC also provides services to the Alpharetta 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's proficiency 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.

Several of the firm’s litigators have developed significant trial and appellate experience.  They have successfully tried many cases in Fulton County.

Providing Local Governments with Effective and Efficient Legal Services

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.  In addition, the firm holds seminars on topics of special importance to the, such as the Open Meetings Law.  We also provide regular office hours in City Hall.  The firm is committed to maintaining and expanding its expertise in state and local government law.