The mission of the City of Livonia Law Department is to provide excellent legal services to the City of Livonia, which includes the Mayor, City Council, City Commissions, and all City departments.

Leo Neville, Michael E. Fisher, Paul Bernier, Eric S. Goldstein of the Law department


The Law Department:

  • Acquires private property for public use
  • Advises the Mayor, City Council, and all City departments
  • Drafts City Council resolutions, contracts, and ordinances
  • Prosecutes misdemeanors and civil infractions in 16th District Court
  • Represents the City in civil lawsuits; provides legal opinions
  • Responds to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests