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.