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Finalists announced for Bainbridge city attorney job

Bainbridge Island officials have announced the five finalists chosen to interview for the position of cIty attorney next week.

The finalists are:

Mark Barber, the senior assistant city attorney for the city of Renton.  His additional experience includes over 25 years of civil and municipal litigation at a private law firm;

Jeff Capell is the deputy city attorney for the city of Tacoma, and has held that position since 2009.  He has also worked for the city of Bellingham, and for several private firms;

Joe Levan is a legal consultant and staff attorney for the Municipal Research and Services Center, and has worked at MRSC since 2007. His previous experience includes work for the city of Maple Valley and legal counsel and litigation services for several other cities;

Lisa Marshall has worked since 2012 as a contract attorney for T-Mobile.  She previously worked for the city of Newcastle and the city of Burien.  She also has 10 years of experience working in municipal practice at a private law firm; and

Christy Todd, who has previously worked for the city of Black Diamond, the city of Maple Valley, the town of Ruston and the city of Tumwater.

The process is being coordinated by Houser Martin Morris, a search firm specializing in executive, legal and technical recruitment.

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