City Attorney


Steve BirdCity Attorney

Steve Bird
City Attorney

The duties of the City Attorney include: providing legal advice to the City Council, boards, commissions and City departments; prosecutorial duties in Municipal Court; real estate matters including acquisitions, dispositions, and trades; representing the City in all litigation; and preparation and review of all contracts, resolutions, ordinances, and items presented to Council.

The City Attorney, Steven R. Bird of the law firm Bird, Bird & Rabe, as set forth in the Childress Charter, is generally responsible for all legal affairs and reports directly to the City Council.

Steven R. Bird has represented the City of Childress since 1984. He graduated from the University of Texas Law School in 1979, and has practiced law in Childress, Texas since that time.