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Posted on: August 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Forney City Council Appoints Jon Thatcher as City Attorney

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The Forney City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Thatcher as Forney’s next City Attorney. Mr. Thatcher previously served as Forney’s city attorney from 2016 to 2021.

Thatcher holds a juris doctor degree from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brigham Young University. He has served as the City Attorney for Fate, Texas, since December 2021. Thatcher has also served as Assistant District Attorney and Civil Division Chief for Rockwall County and Associate Attorney for Wolfe, Tidwell & McCoy, LLP in Frisco, Texas.

 Mayor Jason Roberson expressed confidence in the appointment, stating, "We are thrilled to welcome back Mr. Thatcher as our City Attorney. His extensive experience and comprehensive understanding of municipal law will be invaluable in guiding our city through various legal matters and ensuring that we continue to serve our community effectively."

 “I am thrilled and honored to accept this role. It is an incredible opportunity to serve the residents of Forney and contribute to the success of this community,” stated Thatcher.

 Thatcher is expected to start work on September 5th.

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