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City of Fayetteville appoints new city attorney

By Staff Report, posted 1 month ago
Lachelle H. Pulliam

The Fayetteville City Mayor Mitch Colvin recently announced that the Interim City Attorney will serve as the City Attorney. 

Lachelle H. Pulliam served as an Assistant City Attorney for Fayetteville since February 2020 and was appointed as the City’s Interim City Attorney on September 18, 2023.

 “I look forward to continuing to serve all City departments, multiple boards and commissions, council committees, and the City Council,” said Pulliam in a press release. 

Her previous experience includes serving as the Judicial Affairs Coordinator at Johnson C. Smith University, managing her own law practice where she negotiated complex business contracts, handled civil transactions and litigation, as well as represented indigent individuals in contempt and juvenile cases. She also briefly served as an Assistant Solicitor for the City of Atlanta. 

Pulliam grew up in Fayetteville and is a graduate of E. E. Smith High School. She is a member of the North Carolina Association of Municipal Attorneys and licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and Georgia. 

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