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Council appoints city attorney

December 05, 2014

Richard CarothersRon BennettRichard Carothers of the law firm Carothers & Mitchell has been appointed City Attorney for Johns Creek, effective December 1, 2014. Ronald Bennett will serve as Assistant City Attorney.

"We are very appreciative of the fine work that Dick Carothers and Ron Bennett have provided us during their time as our interim attorney," said Mayor Mike Bodker. "I look forward to having them as an integral part of our team as we embark on an exciting new chapter in our City's history."

Having served as the City's interim attorneys since June of this year, Carothers and Bennett bring many years of legal experience with Georgia governments, including Gwinnett County and the cities of Lilburn, Berkeley Lake, Hoschton, Statham and Flowery Branch. The Buford, Georgia-based firm of Carothers & Mitchell was founded in 1996.

"Ron and I are very pleased to continue working with the Mayor, Council and professional staff as they provide exceptional services to the Johns Creek community," said Carothers.