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Outside Counsel To Governmental Entities

Government and Municipal Law Matters

When municipal governments require specific legal skill or knowledge from the private sector to represent the interest of the municipality or its citizens, the trial lawyers at Coward, Hicks & Siler, PA, can serve as outside counsel. Our extensive experience in serving as county and city attorneys make our team of lawyers an excellent choice for municipal representation.

We are prepared to provide representation, legal opinion, ordinance drafting and contract preparation to municipalities throughout Western North Carolina. Some of the legal services provided by our attorneys that can benefit municipalities include:

  • land use planning
  • ordinance drafting and enforcement counsel
  • purchasing real property
  • personnel disputes
  • Zoning Board appearances
  • communications and utilities matters
  • public bids and contracts

From planning to enforcement, the combined resources of our legal team provide municipalities, governmental agencies, and review boards with quality legal guidance and effective representation, provided efficiently and professionally.

Contact Our Municipal Litigators

Other Municipal Matters

Municipal Litigation Partners

Edward Cole, NC Environmental Litigator

Edward Cole

Jay Coward in his offices in historic downtown Sylva

J. K. Coward

Orville Coward, Jr., Real Estate Transactions, Ligitation & Land Use Attorney

Orville D. Coward, Jr.

Other Municipal Related matters




Eminent Domain and Condemnation


Zoning, Planning and Land Use Attorneys


Municipal and County Government Law