General Information
Phone Numbers
(304) 234-3617
Fax: (304) 234-3605
Emergencies: Dial 911
1500 Chapline Street
Suite 302

City Solicitor

Office of the City Solicitor
Rose Humway-Warmuth, City Solicitor
Howard Klatt, Assistant City Solicitor
1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (304) 234-3736
Fax: (304) 234-3605

Under the direction of the City Manager, the City Solicitor:

  • Provides professional legal representation for the City as the chief legal advisor.
  • Directs the activities of the Legal Department.
  • Provides legal advice and representation to the City Council in order to assist the Council in conducting affairs in accordance with statutes and laws of the State of West Virginia.
  • Conducts investigations and advises on proper actions to take in administrative, civil, and criminal cases affecting the City.
  • Prepares cases for prosecution in Wheeling Municipal Court, for both criminal case sessions and hearings as well as health, safety, and building code sessions.
  • The Assistant City Solicitor reports to the City Solicitor.