The City of Wheeling, West Virginia


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City Solicitor

Office of the City Solicitor
Rose Humway-Warmuth, City Solicitor
Howard Klatt, Assistant City Solicitor
1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (304) 234-3736
Fax: (304) 234-3605

Under the direction of the City Manager, the City Solicitor:

  • Provides professional legal representation for the City as the chief legal advisor.
  • Directs the activities of the Legal Department.
  • Provides legal advice and representation to the City Council in order to assist the Council in conducting affairs in accordance with statutes and laws of the State of West Virginia.
  • Conducts investigations and advises on proper actions to take in administrative, civil, and criminal cases affecting the City.
  • Prepares cases for prosecution in Wheeling Municipal Court, for both criminal case sessions and hearings as well as health, safety, and building code sessions.
  • The Assistant City Solicitor reports to the City Solicitor.


From the region’s largest trail system, to national schools of excellence, to a reorganized municipal government, the City of Wheeling offers a dynamic environment for you, your family and your business. There are many features that are unique to this area and we are proud of them! Our businesses enjoy the business climate as well with our advanced, motivated work force. The work force also enjoys being active in our various professional organizations. The area boasts year-round entertainment, leisure, sports, music, festivals, dining, shopping, and much more.

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