MOUNT VERNON — In issuing an opinion on an appeal of a stalking protection order, the Fifth District Court of Appeals gave only a few passing words on whether a city law director can represent a city employee in a civil matter.

The appellate court found no misconduct on behalf of Mount Vernon City Law Director Rob Broeren when representing a Mount Vernon Police officer in a civil stalking protection order.

The issue was raised by attorney Scott Pullins in the appeal of the protection order, brought against Kevin Anderson by Mount Vernon Police Officer Kyle Theibert. Pullins argued that Broeren’s representation of Theibert at the May 16, 2016 hearing constituted misconduct.

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Nick Sabo: 740-397-5333 or nsabo@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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