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CEA Event: An Evening with Tom Carr


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Boulder City Attorney Tom Carr (photo COB website)

Clean Energy Action presents:

An Evening With Boulder’s City Attorney, Tom Carr

Thursday, August 18th, 2011
First Presbyterian Church
1820 15th St.
Boulder, CO 80302

6:30 Refreshments
7:00 – 8:45 Presentation

The Presentation

Boulder City Attorney, Tom Carr, has supervised the many steps in the process of clarifying and determining Boulder’s Clean Energy Future.

On Thursday, August 18th, he will share his personal perspectives on the historical nature of the upcoming municipalization ballot measure, as well as the important contents of the ballot language.

Speaker Bio

Tom Carr is the City Attorney and primary legal advisor to the City Council and City Manager. He manages the City Attorney’s Office staff and outside counsel arrangements and is responsible for prosecuting violations of city ordinances.

Tom provides the city with a broad range of legal services including litigation, contract and ordinance drafting, transactional work and administrative hearings. Presently his focus is on environmental, social, and regional growth issues.

From 2002 through 2009, Tom was the city attorney in Seattle, Washington, where he gained extensive experience dealing with issues similar to those faced by Boulder. Serving as the general counsel and chief prosecutor for the 12th largest city in the United States, Tom managed a 90 attorney law office and provided legal advice and guidance to elected officials and city departments. He brought a collaborative problem-solving approach to the task of addressing public safety and community issues by building partnerships with courts, other prosecutors, social service providers and community leaders.

Prior to serving as Seattle City Attorney, Tom was a partner is a Seattle law firm specializing in commercial litigation. From 1986 through 1990, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, specializing in organized crime civil RICO cases.

Tom earned a sociology degree from St. John’s University and his law degree from New York Law School, where he served as Research and Articles editor on the Law Review, on the Moot Court Board and as part of the National Moot Court team.

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