Maumelle Alderman Caleb Norris, 34, and an attorney with the Arkansas Municipal League announced Monday that he will be running for City Attorney in November.
JaNan Davis, the current City Attorney, is not expected to seek re-election. The position is also making the transition from a part-time, to full-time role.
Election Day could be a big one for Norris. as he and his wife Ashley are expecting their first child on Nov. 4. Norris’ wife runs AshleysFinds.com and the Antique Alley Arkansas Antique Show.
"My primary focus has been police liability litigation, but I also handle employment and land-use cases, as well as defend the legality of city ordinances," Norris said in a release of his with the Municipal League
Morris is in his first term with the City Council as he was elected in 2012.
If elected as City Attorney, he said after Monday night’s City Council meeting, he would have to resign his Alderman’s seat.
Norris is a former U.S. Marine, a graduate of the Maumelle Citizen’s Police Academy, and a Certified Municipal Official. He is a graduate of UCA and the UALR School of Law, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Law Review. In law school, Norris worked or volunteered for the Little Rock City Attorney’s Office, the Secretary of State’s Office, and the Municipal League. Currently, he volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children.
"I believe my background uniquely qualifies me for the office of City Attorney. It shows that I am not only dedicated to public service, but also have a genuine interest in local government and the City of Maumelle," Norris said. "As City Attorney, I will ensure that all actions taken by the City are legal and do not expose taxpayers to unnecessary risk."
You can learn more about Caleb Norris and his campaign by visiting CalebNorris.com.
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