Chief Legal Officer
Angela Wheeler was appointed to the position of Flint City Attorney in November of 2017, after serving as Interim City Attorney since January 2017. Wheeler had previously worked as Deputy City Attorney in Flint’s Legal Department for more than five years.
Ms. Wheeler was hired by the Flint City Attorney’s Office in January of 2005. She oversees all of the legal affairs for the City of Flint for City departments, City administration, the Mayor and City Council. She operates using solution driven methods to bring administration and Council together for the greater good of the City and its residents in light of the Water Crisis.
The City Attorney’s Office – Civil Division
The City Attorney’s Office – Criminal Division
Community Legal Resources
Below is a list of other legal resources available to our residents.
YWCA of Greater Flint
Victim Advocacy Program Phone: (810) 766-8994 Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services Phone: (810) 238-SAFEVisit Website
Michigan Secretary of State
Phone: (888) 767-6424Visit Website
Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
Phone: (800) 322-4512 Phone: (810) 234-2621Visit Website
The City of Flint Legal Department handles Damage Claims for the City of Flint. Claims must be submitted within forty-five (45) days of the date the damage was discovered. A claim can be considered only after it is filed in writing at the Office of the City Clerk.
Freedom of Information Act Request
The Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulates and sets requirements for the disclosure of public records by all public bodies in the state, including all state agencies, county and other local governments, school boards, other boards, departments, commissions, councils, and public colleges and universities.
Civil Rights Non-Discrimination Agreement
The Flint City of Flint has adopted non-discrimination and grievance procedures policies in coordination with the Environmental Protection Agency.
Notice of City of Flint non-discrimination and grievance procedures policies
English translationView PDF
Aviso de las políticas de procedimientos de quejas y no discriminación de la ciudad de Flint
Spanish translationView PDF
إشعار بسياسات إجراءات التظلم وعدم التمييز في مدينة فلينت
Arabic translationView PDF
Non-Discrimination PlanView PDF