The office of Village Attorney is appointed by the Mayor after the election of the Mayor, and such appointment must be approved by majority vote of the Village Board of Trustees. The appointment of the Village Attorney generally is for the term of the Mayor.
Village Attorney Geoff Dodds
Geoff Dodds has been appointed as the general counsel/attorney of the Village of Heyworth since 2010. Mr. Dodds also serves as the appointed Village Administrator.
Tax-Increment Financing Attorneys - Jacob & Klein, Ltd.
The Village of Heyworth also utilizes the legal services of Jacob & Klein, Ltd. to handle legal matters for its Tax-Increment Financing (TIF) districts. Jacob & Klein, Ltd. have been the TIF attorneys of the Village of Heyworth since 2005.