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Tim Murnane Resigns as Head of Law Office


Annapolis, MD (5-21-14) –Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that Timothy Murnane has resigned as City Attorney.  

“I am grateful to Mr. Murnane for his dedication to the City and for his time and commitment to this administration,” Mayor Pantelides said. “He sacrificed his private practice to dedicate himself to public service. I wish him much success as he returns to his law practice.”

Mr. Murnane will return to private practice next week and Assistant City Attorney Gary Elson has been named Acting City Attorney while a search is conducted to find a replacement.

Timothy D. Murnane, Esq. has been a trial attorney for more than 30 years, served as a public defender for eleven years, and has been a Senior Associate for the Law Office of Timothy D. Murnane, P.C. for the past 35 years.  

Mr. Murnane is credited with drafting legislation that updated sections of City Code and with legislation that will result in additional revenue for the City though the Admission and Amusement Tax, among other things.