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Law Director & Prosecutor


Attorney Jim Melle was elected as the City of Fremont’s Prosecuting Attorney and Law Director on November 8, 2011. Jim was a member of City Council for 12 years serving as the chairman of the Laws, Rules & Ordinances Committee and a member of the Finance & Labor, County & Governmental Relations, and Park & Recreations committees. He earned his law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law.

Duties of the Prosecuting Attorney and Law Director include prosecuting misdemeanor cases in Fremont Municipal Court, advising city officials on legal issues, and writing most resolutions and ordinances city council considers.

Attorney Nancy Jennings is serving as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.

Fremont Law Director & Prosecuting Attorney’s Office